Feliks Dzierżyński and the SDKPiL: A Study of the Origins of Polish Communism

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East European Monographs, 1984 - Social Science - 307 pages
This book is about Feliks Dzierzynski and a political party that was molded in his image--the Social Democracy of the Kingdom of Poland and Lithuania. It focusses on the role played by Dzierzynski in the history of Polish communism rather than on the important role played by him in the development of Russian communism. As such it is also the first work of Western scholarship on Dzierzynskin, the man known primarily as the ruthless director of the secret polices in the first decade of Soviet rule in Russia.

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