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From Colonialism to Imperialism

Controversial Issues on National Question

Elif Çağlı

August 2002





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CONTENTS


FOREWORD

CHAPTER ONE

Colonialist expansionism and change

Formation of monopolies and transition period to imperialism

Imperialism and importance of capital export

Imperialism is the international expansionism of finance capital

"Dependence" question in the imperialist epoch

Imperialism rises above monopolist competition

Imperialism is the domination of finance capital

Inseperable part of imperialist epoch: Wars for hegemony

Anti-imperialist struggle cannot be reduced to national liberation struggle

CHAPTER TWO

Imperialism and the change in colonial countries

Imperialist epoch and national liberation struggles

Imperialism and the question of political independence

Imperialist era and the distinction between just and unjust wars

CHAPTER THREE

National question in the era of the first four congresses of the Comintern

First Congress of the Comintern (March 1919)

Second All-Russian Congress of the Communist Parties of Eastern People (November 1919)

Second Congress of the Comintern (July 1920)

First Congress of Eastern Peoples (Baku, September 1920)

The Climate before the Third Congress and the problem of Turkey

The Third Congress of the Comintern (June-July 1921)

First Congress of Far Eastern Communist and Revolutionary Organisations (January 1922)

The Fourth Congress of the Comintern (November -December 1922)

Afterword