New York: Russian Social Democratic Labour Party, 1929-1957. Paper-covered boards. Fair. Item #201
Imperial octavo (22 x 30 cm). Text in Russian. Damage to spine; nicks and tears; wear to text block.
Complete runs in 72 issues: 1929 (No. 1-24); 1930 (No. 1-24); 1933 (No. 1-24); 1934 (No. 1-24); 1956 (No. 1-24); 1957 (No. 1-24)
A monthly magazine, published by the overseas delegation of the Russian Social Democratic Labor Party (Mensheviks) in 1921-1965. The founder and the first editor was L. Martov (Yuli Osipovich Zederbaum, 1873-1923), with the participation of Rafail Abramovich (Rhine, 1880-1963). The latest editor in chief is Solomon Schwartz. The magazine was published sequentially in Berlin, Paris and New York. A total of 784 issues were issued. A characteristic feature of this émigré magazine was the well-established communication of the editorial office with correspondents in Russia. The main topic of the journal’s articles is criticism of the version of socialism that existed in the USSR, dictatorship, and political repression.