Max Shachtman on Isaac Deutscher's "Trotsky": Workers' Liberty 3/22

Trotsky and Deutscher


Sean Matgamna

Post-Trotsky “Trotskyism” became known to a very large reading public in Isaac Deutscher’s biography of Trotsky. Its three volumes were published over a decade up to 1963, when the last one, The Prophet Outcast, came out.

Can socialism be built through tyranny? Shachtman on Deutscher


Max Shachtman

A biography of Leon Trotsky written by an author who understands that his life was nothing more than his political ideas and political activities, is of necessity a political document. The fact that this biography is written by Isaac Deutscher gives it more than ordinary importance.

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