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By James S. O'Donnell

ISBN-10: 0880334150

ISBN-13: 9780880334150

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In learning Enver Hoxha's forty-year reign (1945-85), this e-book exhibits that, whereas it is crucial to provide Hoxha a combined record card, he still enabled a small country with a mess of boundaries to take care of its sovereignty and modernize via unorthodox methods.

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If you do not put the finger on the sinners and sort out right from wrong, then your hands are tied, and you will do harm. ' We say: Precisely to defend the Soviet Union and the Party of Lenin, these 'rascals' must be exposed, and there must be no toning down of criticism or covering up of the deviationists [Italics in original] The conference began with nothing going on out of the ordinary except for the attacks by the Soviets against the Chinese. All the delegations (except Albania) joined together to attack China.

Enver Hoxha gave a clear example of the problems encountered in inter-Party relations when he related the story of an economic delegation's experiences in Moscow: This delegation was kept hanging about in Moscow for whole months. Our people go to Moscow, wander round and round and are unable to conclude anything with you because of the attitude you maintain towards them. Do you think we do not understand your contemptuous attitude? Comrade Mehmet [Shehu] was right when he said, a little while ago, that when Yugoslavs come, you conclude the talks within ten days!

A subsequent event which caused an uproar was the Twentieth Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, held from February 14 to 25, 1956. "12 Later, in a four-hour speech to a closed session, Khrushchev attacked Stalin. Stalin was accused of believing the myth that he was a superman endowed with the extraordinary power of wisdom and infallibility. This myth caused Stalin to classify all people who disagreed with him as "enemies of the people," whom he had removed. It also made Stalin unable, according to Khrushchev, to put into practice Lenin's principle of collective leadership.

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