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By Barbara C. Allen

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In Alexander Shlyapnikov, 1885-1937: lifetime of an previous Bolshevik, Barbara Allen recounts the political formation and positions of Russian Communist and alternate unionist, Alexander Shlyapnikov. As chief of the Workers’ competition (1919–21), Shlyapnikov referred to as for exchange unions to grasp workers’ mastery over the financial system. regardless of defeat, he endured to recommend unique perspectives at the Soviet socialist undertaking that supply a counterpoint to Stalin’s imaginative and prescient. Arrested through the nice Terror, he refused to admit to fees he notion illogical and unsupported by means of proof. in contrast to the normal ancient and literary depiction of the previous Bolshevik, Shlyapnikov contested Stalin's and the NKVD's build of the fitting occasion member. Allen carried out broad study in files of the Soviet Communist social gathering and mystery police.

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Although she was a Menshevik and Shlyapnikov a Bolshevik, such distinctions were not fatal before the revolution, as members of different revolutionary factions and parties often found common ground on which they could work. Physically fit, charming and kind, Shlyapnikov in 1911 cultivated the refined dress and manner of a worker-intelligent. 11 Kollontai and Shlyapnikov first became acquainted after one of her passionate speeches. They met again at the funeral of Paul and Laura Lafargue, prominent French socialists (Laura was the daughter of Karl Marx).

5; Clements 1979, pp. 68–9. 14 Kollontai 1974, pp. 32–5; rgaspi, f. 589, op. 3, d. 9102, ii. 173–88, Medvedev’s autobiography for the purge, 10 February 1922; d. 9103, vol. 5, ii. 34–6; Shliapnikova 1991 and 1995, conversations; Ostrovskii 2002, p. 381. ) 1989, unnumbered page). 43 44 figure 10 Alexander Shlyapnikov circa 1912 (provided by the Shlyapnikov family). CHAPTER 2 Emigration And The Revolutionary Underground 45 she broke it off in July 1916. He failed to understand the conflict she perceived between love and work, but she was reluctant to renounce her model proletarian.

44 Smith 2002, pp. 100–1. From The Old Belief To Socialism 31 ­ ropagandise amongst workers. Through them, Shlyapnikov organised sd cirp cles at factories throughout Murom. Yanchevskaya, described by him later as a ‘sentimental idealistic populist’, lent him books and copied illegal literature using the hectograph of the Murom railroad administration where she worked. 46 After leaving the Torsk factory in July 1903 for a more demanding, higherpaying job at the Valenkov machine-building factory, Shlyapnikov contacted a workers’ group there which had established ties to Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod sd groups and to Murom intelligenty.

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