Lenin and Armand: New Evidence on an Old Affair

  title={Lenin and Armand: New Evidence on an Old Affair},
  author={Carter Elwood},
  journal={Canadian Slavonic Papers},
  pages={49 - 65}
It is the nightmare of most authors that just before or immediately after the publication of a book that has taken years to complete, someone will find an unknown archive or gain access to a previously closed file and that material found therein will seriously undermine an argument the author has made.* This happened to me in 1992. A year and a half earlier I had delivered a 400-page manuscript entitled Inessa Armand: Revolutionary and Feminist to Cambridge University Press. I had consulted the… Expand
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