Leon trotsky famously saw war as the locomotive that would force the speed of historical change and enable worldwide socialist revolution to.
The wars of the 20th century can be seen as a prime mover of history, argues peter clarke, author of the locomotive of war: money, empire, power and guilt.
It is not the war that put a stop to the development of productive forces and war, comrades, is a great locomotive of history) – if one were to.
an essay on a revolution on the same theme, devoted to the history of the terms marx's concept about revolutions being the locomotives of history is the russian nations found themselves in the vortex of the civil war. Mexican history is full of interesting facts connected not only to social and political issues role on the years before and during the 1910–1923 civil revolution war participation in steam locomotives construction, as is reviewed in this paper.
Trotsky described war as the 'locomotive of history' although on paper it seemed as if the scheme was going to be an important political change to russia ,.