What Was Communism?: Pt. 2

What Was Communism?: Pt. 2

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This third issue of the "Socialist History" series continues the themes explored in issue two - what was communism? As with the previous issue, the articles and reviews relating to it focus on the history of communisum in Britain and the international dimensions of the movement. There is an exploration of the evolution of communism during the 1920s and the 1930s as well as an examination of the fall of the German Democratic Republic. Also included in this issue are reviews of new books on the Bolsheviks and British Jews, an obituary of George Rude and a profile of Edward Gibbon by Willie Thompson.
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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 148 x 210mm | 145g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0745308074
  • 9780745308074

About Willie Thompson

Willie Thompson was until his retirement Professor of Contemporary History at Glasgow Caledonian University. His books, published by Pluto, include The Good Old Cause: British Communism 1920-1991 (1992), What Happened to History? (2000) and Ideologies in the Age of Extremes: Liberalism, Conservatism, Communism, Fascism 1914-91 (2011). He is currently vice-president of the Socialist History Society.
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