Speeches and writings, radio broadcasts, correspondence, notes, photographs, and printed matter relating to Russian history
and literature during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and to the development of the Soviet political system.
Leonard Bertram Naman Schapiro (1908-1983) was a British academic and scholar of Russian politics. He taught for many years
at the London School of Economics, where he was Professor of Political Science with Special Reference to Russian Studies.
Schapiro's most famous book was
The Communist Party of the Soviet Union, first published in 1960 with a revised and expanded edition in 1970. He was chairman of the Institute for the Study of Conflict
in 1970. He wrote many books and articles about communism, particularly in the context of the Soviet Union. Schapiro also
translated into English novels by Ivan Turgenev.
24 manuscript boxes, 2 envelopes
(10.0 linear feet)
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