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Communism: A History

Communism: A History

by Richard Pipes

Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781588360960
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 4 Mb
Date posting: 2021-05-09
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From one of our greatest historians, a magnificent reckoning with the modern world's most fateful idea. 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-state. Drawing on much new information, Richard Pipes explains the countryĆ­s evolution from the 1917 revolution to the Great Terror ...