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Author Minc, P., 1895-1962.

Title The history of a false illusion : memoirs on the communist movement in Poland, 1918-1938 / P. Minc ; translated by Robert Michaels.

Published Lewiston, N.Y. : E. Mellen Press, [2002]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  320.53209438 MINC    AVAILABLE
Uniform title Geshikhṭe fun a falsher iluzye. English
Physical description xxiii, 322 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Tragedy of Polish Communism: An Introduction to The History of a False Illusion -- Before the Birth of the Communist Party in Poland - The War Years 1914-1918 -- The Workers Parties during the German Occupation -- The Russian February Revolution -- The Unification of the SDKPiL and the Split in the PPS-Left -- The October Overturn and Its Influence on the Workers Parties in Poland -- The November Revolution in Germany and Its Effect on Poland -- The Birth of the Communist Party -- Poland's Internal Situation -- The Communist Party Fights the Polish State -- The Communist Party and the Soviet-Polish War -- Why The Invasion of Poland Failed -- After the Bolshevik Invasion -- The Internal Crises in the Bund and the PPS -- The Changed Situation in Poland and My Stay in Danzig -- Berlin-Moscow -- The Kronstadt Uprising and the NEP -- On a Mission to Poland -- The Changed Situation in Poland and the Old Tactics of the Communist Party -- The Third National Conference of the Communist Workers Party of Poland -- My First Arrest in Warsaw -- The Work of the Communist Party Central Committee -- The Communist Party Apparatus -- The Illegal Soviet Apparatus - a Parallel Organization -- The Preparations for the Second Congress of the Communist Party in 1923 -- My Arrest at the German Border -- In Berlin -- The Second Party Congress, Germany in Late 1923 and the Crisis in the Comintern -- My Arrest in Lodz -- My Escape from Prison -- The Fifth Congress of the Comintern -- The Comintern's Polish Commission -- My Work in Western Byelorussia -- The Third Party Congress -- My Second Trip to Berlin - The Soviet Legations in Berlin -- The End of the Ultraleftist Course - The Rights Return to Power in the Party -- The Situation in Poland in Late 1925 -- Lemberg, the First of May -- The May Overturn and the Crisis in the Communist Party of Poland -- The Struggles in the Ukrainian Communist Party - Skrypnik in Danzig -- In Moscow on the Eve of the Fourth Party Congress -- The Fourth Party Congress -- The Elections to the Sejm - One More Arrest at the Danzig Polish Border -- Once Again in Polish Prisons -- On Trial in Lodz -- The Comintern's Struggle against the Rights -- In Wronki Prison -- The Great Prison Hunger Strike -- My Release from Wronki Prison -- The Situation in the Communist Party and the Comintern -- Our Oppositional Work in the Party - The Sixth Party Congress -- Another Arrest -- Hitler's Rise to Power - the Continuing Decline of the Communist Movement in Poland -- I Leave Poland.
Subject Minc, P., 1895-1962.
Jewish communists -- Poland.
Communism -- Poland.
Jews -- Poland -- Biography.
Jews -- Poland -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Poland -- Politics and government -- 1918-1945.
ISBN 0773472274