Comintern


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Com·in·tern

 (kŏm′ĭn-tûrn′)
n.
An association of Communist parties of the world, established in 1919 by Lenin and dissolved in 1943.

[Russian komintern, abbreviation of Kommunisticheskiĭ Internatsional, Communist International.]
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Comintern

(ˈkɒmɪnˌtɜːn) or

Komintern

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) short for Communist International: an international Communist organization founded by Lenin in Moscow in 1919 and dissolved in 1943; it degenerated under Stalin into an instrument of Soviet politics. Also called: Third International
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Third′ Interna′tional


n.
an ultraradical organization (1919–43) formed to unite Communist groups of various countries. Also called Comintern.
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Comintern

1919–43, an international Communist organization to promote revolutionary Marxism, also called Communist International and Third International. It was founded by Lenin and used by Stalin as a political instrument.
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Comintern

[ˈkɒmɪntɜːn] N ABBR (Pol) =Communist InternationalComintern f
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Comintern

[ˈkɒmɪntɜːrn] nKomintern m
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Comintern

[ˈkɒmɪnˌtɜːn] nKOMINTERN m
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They announced that they were ready to put their plan into practice despite the Comintern's disapproval.
A traditionalist historiographic camp, associated in the United States with Theodore Draper, Harvey Klehr, and John Earl Haynes (3) and in the United Kingdom with Henry Pelling and Walter Kendall, (4) argues that Moscow and the Comintern determined and dictated the policies followed by national sections of the international communist movement.
The congress documents record no contribution from Josef Stalin, who wrapped up the Comintern in deference to his Western allies.
Though Guomindang and Comintern archival materials may offer different interpretations of this conflict, The 1929 Sino-Soviet War succeeds in explaining complex long-term forces at play in the military and international history of East Asia.
In the monograph's first extended venture outside Europe, McAdams begins by noting that, as opposed to the "sinuous paths" of the European debates he has been tracing (over the previous 135 pages), the Comintern found its "greatest source of unadulterated support" in "the less developed, nonindustrialized world." The implication is that Europeans debated with theoretical sophistication and nuance ("sinous"), and the rest of the world primarily expressed credulous ("unadulterated") support, so their voices can be appended as numbers to a theoretical scaffolding established elsewhere.
Matthew Hoffman, for example, explores how editors of the Morgn-Frayhayt and other Yiddish-language Communist publications in the United States negotiated the sharp twists of Comintern policy toward rival socialist movements, particularly as the Moscow line shifted from outright hostility to the tactics of the Popular Front in 1935.
Unfortunately, we are given only brief glimpses of the Nordic communists after 1945: this is essentially a book about the Comintern era.
El impacto del comunismo intemacionalista y la Internacional Comunista (Comintern), y el elemento sovietico en America Latina y el Caribe en la primera mitad del siglo XX, representan una de las mas recientes tendencias dentro de la historiografia de los procesos politicos, el radicalismo y "las izquierdas" de la region durante esa epoca (3).
(6) Internationally, the hierarchical distinction between oppressor and oppressed nations was further preserved and partially reversed, with the Comintern assuming the responsibilities for providing ideological and financial support to foreign anticolonial revolutionaries, including those considered most oppressed in the East.