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The rise and fall of communism, Archie Brown

Label
The rise and fall of communism
Title
The rise and fall of communism
Statement of responsibility
Archie Brown
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the origins of the communist ideology through its collapse in many nations following Perestroika, in an extensively researched volume that also explores communism's current incarnations
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1938-
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Brown, Archie
Dewey number
  • 320.53/2
  • 335.43/09
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HX36
LC item number
.B74 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Communism
Label
The rise and fall of communism, Archie Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Bodley Head, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [623]-688) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins and development. The idea of communism ; Communism and socialism : the early years ; The Russian revolutions and civil war ; "Building socialism" : Russia and the Soviet Union, 1917-40 ; International communism between the two world wars ; What do we mean by a communist system? -- Communism ascendant. The appeals of communism ; Communism and the Second World War ; The communist takeovers in Europe : indigenous paths ; The communist takeovers in Europe : Soviet impositions ; The communists take power in China ; Post-war Stalinism and the break with Yugoslavia -- Surviving without Stalin. Khrushchev and the Twentieth Party Congress ; Zig-zags on the road to "communism" ; Revisionism and revolution in Eastern Europe ; Cuba : a Caribbean communist state ; China : from the "Hundred Flowers" to "Cultural Revolution" ; Communism in Asia and Africa ; The "Prague Spring" ; "The era of stagnation" : the Soviet Union under Brezhnev -- Pluralizing pressures. The challenge from Poland : John Paul II, Lech Wałesa, and the rise of Solidarity ; Reform in China : Deng Xiaoping and after ; The challenge of the West -- Interpreting the fall of communism. Gorbachev, Perestroika, and the attempt to reform communism, 1985-87 ; The dismantling of Soviet communism, 1988-89 ; The end of communism in Europe ; The break-up of the Soviet state ; Why did communism last so long? ; What caused the collapse of communism? ; What's left of communism?
Control code
1180382
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition
Extent
xv, 720 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780061138799
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1180382
  • (OCoLC)262886321
Label
The rise and fall of communism, Archie Brown
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Bodley Head, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [623]-688) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins and development. The idea of communism ; Communism and socialism : the early years ; The Russian revolutions and civil war ; "Building socialism" : Russia and the Soviet Union, 1917-40 ; International communism between the two world wars ; What do we mean by a communist system? -- Communism ascendant. The appeals of communism ; Communism and the Second World War ; The communist takeovers in Europe : indigenous paths ; The communist takeovers in Europe : Soviet impositions ; The communists take power in China ; Post-war Stalinism and the break with Yugoslavia -- Surviving without Stalin. Khrushchev and the Twentieth Party Congress ; Zig-zags on the road to "communism" ; Revisionism and revolution in Eastern Europe ; Cuba : a Caribbean communist state ; China : from the "Hundred Flowers" to "Cultural Revolution" ; Communism in Asia and Africa ; The "Prague Spring" ; "The era of stagnation" : the Soviet Union under Brezhnev -- Pluralizing pressures. The challenge from Poland : John Paul II, Lech Wałesa, and the rise of Solidarity ; Reform in China : Deng Xiaoping and after ; The challenge of the West -- Interpreting the fall of communism. Gorbachev, Perestroika, and the attempt to reform communism, 1985-87 ; The dismantling of Soviet communism, 1988-89 ; The end of communism in Europe ; The break-up of the Soviet state ; Why did communism last so long? ; What caused the collapse of communism? ; What's left of communism?
Control code
1180382
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition
Extent
xv, 720 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780061138799
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1180382
  • (OCoLC)262886321

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