Communism

Communism

A Primary Source Analysis

Book - 2005 | 1st ed
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Baker & Taylor
Discusses various aspects of Communism, including its history, ideology, key figures in the movement, and the decline of Communism.

Rosen Pub Group
Communism: a system of government in which citizens share property and labor. Throughout history, the concept of communism has meant different things to different people. The ancient Greeks viewed it as an ideal vision for the future. Nineteenth-century workers hoped it would better their harsh lives. Idealists in the early twentieth century thought it would start a revolution that would change the world. It rose and fell in the twentieth-century in part because of economic pressure brought by the United States and because it became oppressive, with brutal dictators controlling the state.

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Rosen Pub. Group, 2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0823945170 (libr. binding)
Branch Call Number: Y335.43 LIN
Characteristics: 64 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm

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