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Communism - A History (Paperback)

Richard Pipes

Series: Modern Library Chronicles

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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. This is the story of how the agitation of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, two mid-nineteenth-century European thinkers and writers, led to a great and terrible world religion that brought down a mighty empire, consumed the world in conflict, and left in its wake a devastation whose full costs can only now be tabulated.

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Imprint: Random House
Country of origin: United States
Series: Modern Library Chronicles
Release date: August 2003
First published: August 2003
Authors: Richard Pipes
Dimensions: 202 x 131 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 175
ISBN-13: 978-0-8129-6864-4
Barcode: 9780812968644
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LSN: 0-8129-6864-6

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