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Author Spenser, Daniela, author

Title Stumbling its way through Mexico : the early years of the Communist International / Daniela Spenser ; translated by Peter Gellert
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 205 pages) : illustrations
Contents The Bolshevik Revolution on the march -- The first stumbles -- The soldiers of the world revolution -- The encounter with Mexico -- The aftermath of the encounter -- Epilogue to the first stumbles
Summary "Stumbling Its Way through Mexico records the early attempts by the Moscow-based Communist International to organize and direct a revolutionary movement in Mexico. The period studied, from 1919 to 1929, was characterized at the beginning by a wave of revolutions in Europe that the Bolsheviks expected to grow into an international phenomenon. However, contrary to their expectations, the revolutionary tide ebbed, and the new age they had expected receded into an uncertain future. In response, Moscow sent agents and recruited local leaders worldwide to sustain and train local revolutionary movements and to foment what they saw as an inevitable seizure of power by Communist-led workers."-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Communist International -- History -- 20th century.
Partido Comunista Mexicano -- History -- 20th century.
Communism -- Mexico -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010047593
ISBN 0817385495 (electronic bk.)
9780817385491 (electronic bk.)
(cloth alk. paper)
Other Titles Primeros tropiezos de la Internacional Comunista en México. English