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Published: 09 January 2014

688 Pages | 1 black & white illustration


ISBN: 9780199602056

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The Oxford Handbook of the History of Communism

Edited by S. A. Smith

Oxford Handbooks

  • Provides global coverage of the subject from a team of international scholars
  • Explores similarities and differences between communist states, and relates these to differences in national and historical context
  • Pays particular attention to the social and cultural history of Communist societies and to daily life
  • Draws upon sources that have only become available since the 1990s
  • Examines how the fortunes of international communism were shaped by the wider economic, political, and cultural forces of the capitalist world