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Published: 22 September 2005

144 Pages | 19 b/w illus.

ISBN: 9780192804310

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Socialism: A Very Short Introduction

Michael Newman

Very Short Introductions

  • Explains socialist ideas in the framework of its historical evolution, from the French Revolution to the present day
  • Places the idea of socialism in a modern context for today's readers and offers fresh approach to the subject that enables the reader to re-evaluate socialism
  • Provides a distinctly different approach that looks at practice as well as theory - centering on the contrast between Communism and Social Democracy