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Communism in History and Theory

From Utopian Socialism to the Fall of the Soviet Union (Communism in History and Theory)

by Donald F. Busky

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Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Marxism & Communism,
  • Reference works,
  • Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Europe - General,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism,
  • Political Science / History & Theory,
  • Communism,
  • History,
  • Soviet Union,
  • Utopian socialism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9342051M
    ISBN 10027597748X
    ISBN 109780275977481

      The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation is blasting MIT Press for its new book Communism for Kids, arguing the book "whitewashes" a deadly . Until the fall of the Soviet Union in , historians knew relatively little about the secretive world of communist states and parties. Since then, the opening of state, party and diplomatic archives of the former Eastern Bloc has released a flood of new documentation. The thirty-five essays in the Handbook, written by a highly international team of scholars, draw on this new material to.

    A History of Political Theory is a book by George Holland Sabine on the history of political thought from Ancient Greece to fascism and Nazism in the s. First published in , it propounds a hypothesis that theories of politics are themselves a part of politics. That is, they do not refer to an external reality but are produced as a normal part of the social milieu in which politics Author: George Holland Sabine. Historical materialism, also known as the materialist conception of history, is a methodology used by some communist and Marxist historiographers that focuses on human societies and their development through history, arguing that history is the result of material conditions rather than was first articulated by Karl Marx (–) as the "materialist conception of history".

      Led by Vladimir Lenin, the Bolsheviks put Marxist theory into practice with the Russian Revolution of , which led to the creation of the world’s . Surveys of the relationships between communism and nationalism include those devoted to Marxism such as Herod, Charles C., The Nation in the History of Marxian Thought: The Concept of Nations with History and Nations without History (The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, ), and Connor, Walker, The National Question in Marxist-Leninist Theory and Strategy (Princeton: Princeton University Press, Author: Andrea Graziosi.


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Communism in History and Theory book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Busky explores the very beginnings of communist thought an /5.

He is the author of Democratic Socialism: A Global Survey (Praeger, ) and the companion volumes to the present book: Communism in Asia, Africa, and the Americas: History and Theory and The European Experience with Communism: History and Theory, both published by Praeger in Cited by: 5.

With astonishing authority and clarity, Richard Pipes has fused a lifetime's scholarship into a single focused history of Communism, from its hopeful birth as a theory to its miserable death as a practice.

At its heart, the book is a history of the Soviet Union, the most comprehensive reorganization of human society ever attempted by a nation /5(). DONALD F. BUSKY is Adjunct Professor of History and Political Science at Camden County College. He is the author of Democratic Socialism: A Global Survey (Praeger, ) and the companion volumes to the present book: From Utopian Socialism to the Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union: Communism in History and Theory and The European Experience with Communism: History and Theory, both.

Origins of Chinese Communism. Oxford University Press, ISBN Fitzpatrick, Sheila. "Revisionism in Soviet History" History and Theory () 46#4 pp. 77–91 online, historiographical essay that covers the scholarship of the three major schools, totalitarianism, revisionism, and post-revisionism.

The political theory of socialism, which gave rise to ­communism, had been around for hundreds of years by the time a German philosopher named Karl Marx put pen to paper. Marx, also known as the father of communism, spent most of his life in exile in Great Britain and France.

He wrote the Communist Manifesto inwhich later served as the Author: Alia Hoyt. Communism was an amazing development in world history. A system of ideas took control of intellectuals and revolutionaries across the world, but in unindustrialized nations communism was able to achieve power and wrecked horrible suffering on those unlucky enough to be born within its d Pipes does an excellent service by providing the reader with a concise history of 5/5(5).

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With astonishing authority and clarity, Richard Pipes has fused a lifetime's scholarship into a single focused history of Communism, from its hopeful birth as a theory to its miserable death as a practice.

At its heart, the book is a history of the Soviet Union, the most comprehensive reorganization of human society ever attempted by a nation Pages:   Marxism, a body of doctrine developed by Karl Marx and, to a lesser extent, by Friedrich Engels in the midth century.

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With astonishing authority and clarity, Richard Pipes has fused a lifetime's scholarship into a single focused history of Communism, from its hopeful birth as a theory to its miserable death as a practice.

At its heart, the book is a history of the Soviet Union, the most comprehensive /5(4). Communism in history and theory. From Utopian socialism to the fall of the Soviet Union. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Donald F Busky.

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16, from p.m. at Atticus Books, 8 Main St. in Amherst. "Class Theory and History: Capitalism and Communism in the USSR" is published by Routledge.This book covers Communism, and is written by the author of a history of the Russian revolution.

It is excellently written, and has real insight into the failed experiment of the 20th century. Pipes describes the beginning of the theory, the development through the international movements, and the Russian revolution and Soviet state in the /5(6).