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Siege and Commune of Paris Collection (ca. 1870-1871): Lenin, V.I. The Paris Commune

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Lenin, V.I. The Paris Commune

Lenin's theoretical commentary on lessons from the Paris Commune, applied to the Russian revolutions of 1905 and 1917, and to the Soviet Union. In his opinion the Commune was an excellent example of the "Dictatorship of the Proletariat."