Karl Marx, V.I. Lenin, J.V. Stalin, Mao Zedong – political education basic reading list

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Karl Marx, V.I. Lenin, J.V. Stalin, Mao Zedong – political education basic reading list

Mao Zedong on method of study

1. Oppose Book Worship, https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/selected-works/volume-6/mswv6_11.htm

2. On Practice, https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/selected-works/volume-1/mswv1_16.htm

3. Reform our Study, https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/selected-works/volume-3/mswv3_02.htm

4. Rectify the Party’s Style of Work https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/selected-works/volume-3/mswv3_06.htm

5. Where Do Correct Ideas Come From? https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/selected-works/volume-9/mswv9_01.htm

Mao Zedong on the mass line

1. Quotations from Chairman Mao Zedong https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/works/red-book/ch11.htm

2. Some Questions Concerning Methods of Leadership http://www.marx2mao.com/Mao/QCML43.html

3. January 30, 1962 talk on democratic centralism https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/selected-works/volume-8/mswv8_62.htm

4. On Correcting Mistaken Ideas in the Party https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/selected-works/volume-1/mswv1_5.htm

5. On the Correct Handling of Contradictions Among the People https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/selected-works/volume-5/mswv5_58.htm

6. Methods of Thinking and Methods of Work https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/works/red-book/ch22.htm

7. Be Concerned With the Well-Being of the Masses, Pay Attention to Methods of Work https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/selected-works/volume-1/mswv1_10.htm

8. The Party’s Mass Line Must Be Followed in Supressing Counter-Revolutionaries https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/selected-works/volume-5/mswv5_13.htm

Mao Zedong on revisionism

1. On Khrushchov’s Phoney Communism and Its Historical Lessons for the World https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/works/1964/phnycom.htm

2. Combat Liberalism https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/selected-works/volume-2/mswv2_03.htm

J.V. Stalin

History of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Bolsheviks) – Short Course https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/stalin/works/1939/x01/index.htm

V.I. Lenin

1. Marxism and Revisionism https://www.marxists.org/archive/lenin/works/1908/apr/03.htm

2. The Proletarian Revolution And the Renegade Kautsky https://www.marxists.org/archive/lenin/works/1918/prrk/index.htm

3. “Left-wing” Communism: An Infantile Disorder https://www.marxists.org/archive/lenin/works/1920/lwc/index.htm

4. The State and Revolution https://www.marxists.org/archive/lenin/works/1917/staterev/

5. Should We Participate in Bourgeois Parliaments? https://www.marxists.org/archive/lenin/works/1920/lwc/ch07.htm

On Karl Marx

The best way to read Marx is to study the Paris Commune. This is key to understanding Karl Marx’ theory of revolution.

Selected Readings

1. Karl Marx, The Paris Commune in “The Civil War In France”

https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1871/civil-war-france/ch05.htm

2. V. I. Lenin in “In Memory Of The Commune”
https://www.marxists.org/archive/lenin/works/1911/apr/15.htm

3. V. I. Lenin in “Lessons Of The Commune”
https://www.marxists.org/archive/lenin/works/1908/mar/23.htm

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11 June 2016