Between Jacobinism (by which I mean the government of the Mountain, from June 1793 to July 1794) and Bolshevism, there is a significant parallel. Lenin himself is fond of drawing it in his speeches. Like all Russian socialists, Lenin was nurtured on the history of our Great Revolution, is inspired by its precedents, and puts them into practice after adapting them to the special conditions of his country.
In a brief analysis, I shall try to show that between the methods of the Bolshevik...
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