The Chinese revolutionary movement of 1925-1927 ended not with a victory, but with a horribly sanguinary defeat for the proletariat and the peasantry. How was this possible? Leon Trotsky's writings at the time, collected in this volume, provide the required analysis.
Original Edition: Edited by Max Shachtman for Pioneer Publishers, New York, 1932.
Edition: New Park, London, May 1969.
Translated: Max Shachtman.
Online Version: Marxists Internet Archive, 2002.
Transcribed: Robert Barrois.
Marxist.com version: HTML reworked, November 2019.