Wilson Center Experts

Philip Pomper

Fellowship
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
;
Russia
Affiliation:
Professor, Wesleyan University
Wilson Center Project(s):
The Intelligentsia and Power: Lenin, Trotsky, and Stalin during 1917-1927
Term:
Apr 01, 1988
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Aug 01, 1988

Project Summary

Study of the relations among Lenin, Trotsky and Stalin as an effort to deal with the transition from a revolutionary subculture to a ruling political machine. Examines the personal background of both intellectual and political positions. Traces the complex interactions of all dimensions during the crisis of 1917-1927.