Pitirim Sorokin, “Lenin the Destroyer”


Sorokin, ‘Was Lenin a Failure’ – Forum 1924


Posted here (above) as a downloadable PDF file is an article by the Russian-American sociologist and social philosopher Pitirim A. Sorokin.

The article was written shortly after Sorokin was banished from Russia and exiled by the Bolshevik regime.

Pitirim Sorokin, “Was Lenin a Failure?–A Debate: I–Lenin the Destroyer,” Forum, vol. LXXI, no. 4 (April 1924)


— Roger W. Smith

    September 2017