Communism : a very short introduction / Leslie Holmes.
By: Holmes, Leslie.Material type: BookSeries: Very short introductions: 209.Publisher: Oxford ; Oxford University Press, 2009Distributor: New York Description: xvi, 155 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780199551545 (pbk.); 0199551545 (pbk.).Subject(s): Communism | Communism -- HistoryDDC classification: 320.532 Other classification: ME 5000 | 7,41 | MC 8300
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
The collapse of communism was one of the most defining moments of the 20th century. This introduction examines the history behind the political, economic, and social structures of communism as an ideology.
The theory of communism -- A brief history of communism in power -- The political system of communism -- The economic system of communism -- Social policies and structures of communism -- Communism's international allegiances -- The collapse of communism -- and the future.