[Marxism] Earliest use of word "Stalinism"?

George Snedeker snedekerg at verizon.net
Fri Jul 30 16:20:31 MDT 2010


If anyone knows the answer to the following question, please write to Grover 
Furr.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Grover Furr-FM" <furrg_nj at fastmail.fm>
To: "


> I'm trying to track down the earliest use of the word "Stalinism" -- in
> Russian, "stalinizm".
>
> It seems to have been coined by Trotsky. The earliest use of the word by
> him that I've found so far is in the October 28, 1927 "Statement to the
> Joint Plenum of the Central Committee and the Central Control Commission."
>
> Please let me know if you know of any earlier occurrence of the word
> "Stalinism", whether by Trotsky or (conceivably) someone else.
>
> I'd also like to know if there has ever been any other history of the
> use of the word "Stalinism."
>
> Grover Furr
> Montclair State University
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