By Stephen Velychenko
In portray Imperialism and Nationalism Red, Stephen Velychenko lines the 1st expressions of nationwide, anti-colonial Marxism to 1918 and the Russian Bolshevik profession of Ukraine. Velychenko studies the paintings of early twentieth-century Ukrainians who appeared Russian rule over their state as colonialism. He then discusses the increase of “national communism” in Russia and Ukraine and the Ukrainian Marxist critique of Russian imperialism and colonialism. the 1st prolonged research of Russian communist rule in Ukraine to target the Ukrainian communists, their tried anti-Bolshevik rebellion in 1919, and their exclusion from the Comintern, Painting Imperialism and Nationalism Red re-opens an extended forgotten bankruptcy of the early years of the Soviet Union and the connection among nationalism and communism. An appendix offers a important collection of Ukrainian Marxist texts, all translated into English for the 1st time.