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  • Volume 1 The Triumph of Bolshevism, 1917-1919
  • Volume 2 Triumph and Retreat, 1920-1922
  • Volume 3 Lenin's Heirs, 1923-1925

 

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Contents of Volume 2

Preface x
Introduction xiv

Chapter 1 The Year 1920

  1. The Military Situation at the Opening of 1920. 2 January 1920 1
  2. Establishment of the First Labor Army. 15 January 1920 6
  3. Order to the Third Red Army-First Labor Army. 15 January 1920 9
  4. The Manpower Crisis and Compulsory Labor. 22 January 1920 11
  5. Declaration of the Council of People's Commissars to the Polish
  6. Government and the Polish Nation. 28 January 1920 15
  7. Compulsory Labor. 29 January 1920 16
  8. Solving the Transportation Problem. 1 February 1920 18
  9. Election Rules, Moscow Soviet. 9 February 1920 18
  10. One Man Versus Collegial Management. 31 March 1920 20
  11. Trade Union Democracy. 31 March 1920 24
  12. The Party and the Trade Unions. 1 April 1920 27
  13. Mobilization of Workers-The Mine Workers. 16 April 1920 31
  14. "Left-Wing" Communism-An Infantile Disorder. April 1920 32
  15. Food Policy of the Soviet Government. Spring 1920 59
  16. A Proposed League of Nations Commission of Inquiry to Russia and the Soviet Response. May 1920 69
  17. Georgian Independence. 7 May 1920 71
  18. Reorganization of the People's Commissariat for Nationalities. 19 May 1920 76
  19. War with Poland: Theses of the Russian Communist Party. 23 May 1920 76
  20. Trotsky, Terror and Communism. 29 May 1920 79
  21. The Village of Ozero. Early Summer 1920 90
  22. Zinoviev on the World Revolution: Opening Address to the Second Congress of the Comintern. 19 July 1920 96
  23. The Role of the Communist Party in the Proletarian Revolution: Theses Adopted by the Second Congress of the Comintern. 24 July 1920 101
  24. Bukharin on Women under the Soviet System. 31 July 1920 107
  25. Statutes of the Communist International. 4 August 1920 109
  26. Conditions of Admission to the Communist International. 4 August 1920 113 The Tasks of the Komsomol. 2 October 1920 117
  27. Lunacharsky Reports on the Work of the Commissariat of Education. 5 October 1920 126
  28. Proletcult. 5-11 October 1920 131
  29. Proletcult and the Party - I. 8 October 1920 134
  30. Stalin on the Government's Nationality Policy. 10 October 1920 135
  31. Mass Spectacles: "The Storming of the Winter Palace." 7 November 1920 140
  32. Decline of Industrial Output. 14 November 1920 142
  33. The Decree on Abortion. 18 November 1920 144
  34. Trotsky on the End of Wars. 30 November 1920 145
  35. Lunacharsky and Slavinsky on the Arts and Their Role. 30 November 1920 147
  36. Proletcult and the Party - II. 1 December 1920 149
  37. Sovietization of Armenia. 2 December 1920 151
  38. Alliance and Semi-Unification of the Russian and Ukrainian Republics. 12 December 1920 152
  39. "Communism is Soviet Power Plus the Electrification of the Whole Country." 22 December 1920 154
  40. Theater and the Arts-A Report on Their Development Under
  41. War Communism. 31 December 1920 157
  42. "Out of School" Education-A Report. 31 December 1920 160

Chapter 2 The Year 1921

  1. Lenin Authorizes the Invasion of Georgia. 14 February 1921 163
  2. The Establishment of Gosplan. 22 February 1921 164
  3. The Workers' Opposition. February-March 1921 165
  4. Peasant Revolt: The Tambov or Antonov Rebellion. Late Winter-Early Spring 1921 194
  5. Semashko on Public Health Under Soviet Power. [March] 1921 199
  6. Resolution of the Kronstadt Sailors. 1 March 1921 202
  7. Kronstadt: Soviet Ultimatums. 5 March 1921 203
  8. Kronstadt: "What Are We Fighting For." 8 March 1921 204
  9. The Trade Union Controversy at the Tenth Party Congress. 14 March 1921 206
  10. Lenin Explains the Tax in Kind and the New Policy. 15 March 1921 218
  11. On Party Unity-The Tenth Party Congress. 16 March 1921 226
  12. Anglo-Soviet Trade Agreement. 16 March 1921 229
  13. Joffe's Comments on the Significance of the Peace Treaty with Poland. 18 March 1921 233
  14. Soviet-American Relations. 20, 25 March 1921 235
  15. The New Economic Policy-The Agricultural Tax in Kind. 21 March 1921 237
  16. Lenin on NEP. 27, 28 May 1921 238
  17. Expulsion and Admission of Parties to the Comintern: Report of the Executive Committee. 9 June 1921 241
  18. The International Situation and the Comintern. 4 July 1921 243
  19. Work Among Women and the Role of Women in the Party: Theses of the Comintern. 8 July 1921 253
  20. The Red International of Trade Unions: Theses of the Comintern. 12 July 1921 265
  21. The Famine: Gorky's Appeal. 13 July 1921 274
  22. Soviet Protest at Being Excluded from the Washington Conference. 19 July 1921 275
  23. The Famine: Hoover's Response to Gorky's Appeal. 23 July 1921 277
  24. Soviet Acceptance of the A.R.A. Offer of Famine Relief. 28 July 1921 278
  25. The Famine: The A.R.A.-Soviet Agreement. 20 August 1921 278
  26. Alexandra Kollontai, "The Fight Against Prostitution." August 1921 282
  27. American Descriptions of the Volga Famine. September-November 1921 295
  28. Soviet Note on Debts and International Relations. 28 October 1921 301
  29. Women in Soviet Russia-A Report. Fall 1921 303
  30. The Agitation and Propaganda Department. 22 November 1921 313
  31. Comintern Theses on the United Front. 18 December 1921 316
  32. Reports on the Economy to the Ninth Congress of Soviets. 23-28 December 1921 323

Chapter 3 The Year 1922

  1. Chicherin Accepts the Invitation to the Genoa Conference. 8 January 1922 327
  2. The Council of Labor and Defense. 15 January 1922 328
  3. Lenin on Cinema-The Most Important of the Arts. 17 January 1922 332
  4. Reorganization of the Secret Police: Abolition of the Cheka and Formation of the GPU. 8 February 1922 333
  5. Lenin on NEP: Its Role and Future. 27 March 1922 334
  6. Appointment of Stalin as General Secretary. 3 April 1922 359
  7. Chicherin's Statement of the Soviet Position at the Opening of the Genoa Conference. 10 April 1922 360
  8. Treaty of Rapallo. 16 April 1922 362
  9. Soviet Delegation at Genoa: Memorandum on Debts and Economic Issues. 20 April 1922 364
  10. The Question of a Military Convention along with the Treaty of Rapallo. 29 April 1922 372
  11. The New Agrarian Land Law-An Explanation. 12 May 1922 373
  12. Kursky Explains the New Law on Property. 13 May 1922 375
  13. Kursky on Soviet Law and the New Criminal Code. 14-15 May 1922 377
  14. NEP-The Law on Land Tenure and Use. 22 May 1922 379
  15. NEP-The Right of Private Property in Commerce and Industry. 22 May 1922 383
  16. Trial of the Socialist Revolutionaries. 27 May 1922 385
  17. Glavit-Establishment of the Censorship Office. 6 June 1922 388
  18. Declaration of the Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia (AKhRR). June 1922 391
  19. Instructions for Registering Associations and Societies. 10 August 1922 392
  20. The New Peasant Woman: Mary the Bolshevist. 15 September 1922 393
  21. Foreign Trade Monopoly. 16 October 1922 397
  22. The Code of Labor Laws. 30 October 1922 398
  23. Celebrating the Fifth Anniversary of the Revolution - I. 7 November 1922 417
  24. Celebrating the Fifth Anniversary of the Revolution - II. 7 November 1922 419
  25. Soviet Courts and Judicial Institutions. 11 November 1922 420
  26. The Civil Code. 11 November 1922 432
  27. Good and Bad Factory Managers. November-December 1922 433
  28. Lenin Evaluates the Party and Its Leaders. 23 December 1922-4 January 1923 437
  29. Lenin on the Nationality Question and Formation of the USSR. 30-31 December 1922 440
  30. Formation of the USSR: Declaration of Union and Treaty of Union. 30 December 1922 444
  31. Documents by Main Topics 449
  • Glossary 454
  • Sources Cited 457
  • Acknowledgements 459
  • Permissions 459

Indexes

  • Index of Personal Names 460
  • Index of Subjects 462
  • Index of Institutions 464
  • Index of Geographic and Place Names 467

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