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Communism and revolution

Cyril E. Black

Communism and revolution

the strategic uses of political violence

by Cyril E. Black

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Published by PrincetonU. P .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Published for Center of International Studies Princeton University.

Statement C. E. Black and T. P" Thornton.
ContributionsThornton, Thomas Perry., Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Center of International Studies.
The Physical Object
Pagination467p.
Number of Pages467
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13651802M

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  PUBLISHERS WEEKLY JUL 9, This opinionated introduction to communism would be better subtitled "requiem for a misguided ideology." Pipes (The Russian Revolution) focuses much of the book on his own field of specialty the rise and fall of the Soviet Union/5(4). Nevetheless, the book, published in Paris in , was one of the first to describe the Soviet Union’s earliest political prisons, located on the Solovetsky Islands in the White Sea. Quoting survivors, escapees, and what little information had been published in the Soviet press, The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression/5(9).

The Black Book of Communism was originally published in France on November 8, , the eightieth anniversary of the Russian Revolution. The first printing sold out in a matter of weeks, and the. By creating, Animalism, Orwell educates us on the system Communism that was followed during the Russian Revolution. A structure that promotes equality, fairness, classless society, which is followed by a group of people who believe in an egalitarian system. Everyone is treated equally. This is .


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