36) At the same time, Stalinisation
was taking hold in the communist parties abroad, which is to say that they were increasingly becoming undemocratic and subordinate to the Soviet Party.
Yet, even those syndicalists joining ranks with Bolshevism--most famously, Andreu Nin and Alfred Rosmer--were among the first and most vocal opponents of the Bolshevisation and ensuing Stalinisation
of international communism.
In the aftermath of the 1968 revolution the Stalinisation
of Iraq began in earnest.
I fail to see what is going to be achieved by the Government's approach other than what would amount to a Stalinisation
of the arts with Alun Pugh as head of a Politburo of Cultural Correctness.
Certainly no Party had any kind of adequate engagement with changing the situation of women--although the Communist Party in its early years before Stalinisation
had tried to.
Bois' detailed portrait of 15 oppositional groups and currents, some of them overlapping due to splits and mergers, greatly enlarges our historical knowledge about the mechanisms of Stalinisation
Despite the disproportional focus on the stalinisation
of the Comintern, this is also where Studer is at her best.
In 1950, the couple--now married--were fortunate enough to be able to travel to the West together--not least as first-hand experience of the Stalinisation
of SED had produced growing political doubts.
A third item, by Julie Birkedal Riisbro, explains Lenin's theories and organisational concepts vis-a-vis the CI, and its gradual Stalinisation
Franz, who retained his own opinions--and not only concerning art --came into conflict with a KPD which, after numerous directional feuds, was Bolshevised around 1925 and, later, in the process of Stalinisation
, lost its political independence.
In summary, the volume corroborated Weber's Stalinisation
thesis, but also problematised it by demonstrating considerable variation across the national parties in terms of periodisation and impact, whereby different parties were more or less disposed towards implementing the Comintern's changing 'general lines'.
For example, Hermann Weber, in his well-known and influential thesis about the stalinisation
of the KPD, insistently points to the supposed existence of a 'democratic' communism of a Luxemburgist type, which he claims was dominant in the early years of the party.