The Communist Party of Great Britain and Moscow

Hopkins, Stephen
December 1992
Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Winter92, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p24
Academic Journal
This article presents the summary of the paper, The Communist Party of Great Britain and Moscow, presented at the Irish in British Labour History conference, held on March 21, 1992 in Liverpool, England. The Communist Party of Great Britain (CPGB), in advance of its 43rd Congress in late November 1991, held a one-day conference to encourage party members, ex-party members, critics and academic historians to take a fresh look at the history of British communism. The debates and polemics surrounding the contemporary political strategy of the CPGB have inevitably meant that the party's history has become another element open to divergent interpretation. The conference was proof that, in spite of the demise of the CPGB, interest in the history of British communism is alive and well.


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