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Enemy Within: The Rise and Fall of the British Communist by Francis Beckett

By Francis Beckett

A background of the British left and its Communist Party.

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Attempts by central Moscow party authorities to bring the regional organizations into line would be resisted by local machines who were anxious to preserve their autonomy. This central-regional struggle is as old as politics itself and is not peculiar to Soviet history. What is perhaps unusual to the Soviet case is the extreme violence of the outcome. The struggles over economic planning, treatment of the opposition, and the balance of power within the territorial party apparatuses were separate problems in the early 1930s.

Sources: Izvestiia TsentraVnogo Komiteta [Proceedings of the central committee], no. 8, December 2, 1919; E. M. , 1958, 44; T. H. , 1968, 97, 177-8; N. R. Andrukhov, Partiinoe stroiteVstvo v period bor'by za pobedu sotsializma v SSSR [Party construction in the period of struggle for the victory of socialism in the USSR], Moscow, 1977, 131. is available on the reasons for expulsion. 2. Of those expelled for violations of party discipline, 10 percent were guilty of "fractional" or oppositional activity.

16 The implication was that rank-and-file enthusiasts might get carried away with the purge. Similarly, Iaroslavskii warned against an "undifferentiated" approach toward party members' pasts. While noting that former White What was a purge? 45 Guard commanders should not be in the party, he cautioned against expelling people simply because of their social origin, especially if they had been working honestly for "the Soviet power": "That is why I would like to say here that it is impossible to proceed.

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