Deutscher, Isaac, 1907-1967

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Born in Chrzanów, Galicia, Austria-Hungary 1907, died in London 1967; journalist, Marxist historian; moved to Cracow in 1923, to Warsaw in 1925; joined the Komunistyczna Partia Polski (KPP) in 1926, member of the Polish section of the International Left Opposition from 1929; expelled from the party in 1932; became supporter of Trotsky and followed the èntrance-tactic' by joining the Polska Partia Socjalistyczna (PPS) 1935-1937; edited and contributed to many periodicals (most of them illegal and irregular); emigrated to Great Britain in 1939; regularly contributed political commentary on developments in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe to The Economist, The Observer, the Tribune and other periodicals; at the same time engaged in historical research; published biographies of Trotsky and Stalin and wrote on cold war issues.

From the description of Archives 1929-1967 ( -1972). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122361892

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referencedIn Van Sickle, Leftist Pamphlet Collection, 1900-1993 Special Collections and University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries,
creatorOf Deutscher, Isaac. Archives 1929-1967 ( -1972).
referencedIn Ruth Fischer papers, 1925-1961 (inclusive) 1940-1961 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Novack, George Edward. George Edward Novack and Evelyn Reed papers, 1933-1992. Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
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correspondedWith Fischer, Ruth, 1895- person
associatedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
associatedWith Novack, George Edward. person
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Birth 1907-04-03

Death 1967-08-19





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