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Communism in History and Theory [3 volumes]

by Donald F. Busky

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Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science & theory,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Science / History & Theory,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • History: World,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages688
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9677711M
    ISBN 100275979547
    ISBN 109780275979546
    OCLC/WorldCa228127868

    Description: History and Theory is the premier international journal in the field of theory and philosophy of history. Founded in , History and Theory publishes articles, review essays, and summaries of books principally in these areas: critical philosophy of history, cause, explanation, interpretation, objectivity; speculative philosophy of history, comparative and global history. History and Backround of Communism. Foundation, Goals, and Priorities. Communism was an economic-political philosophy founded by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in the second half of the 19 th century. Marx and Engels met in , and discovered that they had similar principles.

      Das Kapital is 'the book' of communists around the world (pity there are not many left today), also touted as the Bible of communism. Though it contains alpha to omega of communism, it does'nt make an interesting read; page afetr page of enquiries. The Communist Manifesto is a political text by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, aimed at both developing the theory of communism and engaging readers to take up its cause. First published in , the book offers a detailed critique of capitalism, a spirited defense of communism, and practical suggestions for bringing about a communist society.. Marx and Engels suggest .

    At the opposite end of the spectrum from capitalism, communism is an economic theory favoring a classless society and the abolition of private property. Vladimir Lenin, founder of the Russian Communist Party (Bolsheviks), inspirer and leader of the Bolshevik Revolution (), and the architect, builder, and first head (–24) of .


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Communism in History and Theory [3 volumes] by Donald F. Busky Download PDF EPUB FB2

Communism in History and Theory [3 volumes] book voluminous notes, the volume is completed with a strong bibliograpy of the major works in utopian socialism, Marxism, socialist and communist history, and the history of the Soviet Union. Of particular value to students and scholars involved with socialist and communist history and theory, Russian history, and comparative : $   DONALD F.

BUSKY is Adjunct Professor of History and Political Science at Camden County College. He is the author of Democratic Socialism: A Global Survey (Praeger, ) and the companion volumes to the present book: From Utopian Socialism to the Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union: Communism in History and Theory and The European Experience with Communism: History and Theory Cited by: 5.

Communism in History and Theory book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Busky explores the very beginnings of communist thought an /5.

Read the full-text online edition of Communism in History and Theory: Asia, Africa, and the Americas (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Communism in History and Theory. Busky explores the history of European communist parties and governments, the neo-Marxist philosophers, and why Marxism ultimately fails to explain history.

He presents a pluralist alternative to Marxism, the democratic philosophy of history, and goes farther than many in applying developmental psychology for an understanding of human history.

Led by Vladimir Lenin, the Bolsheviks put Marxist theory into practice with the Russian Revolution ofwhich led to the creation of the world’s first communist government. Communism existed. The political theory of socialism, which gave rise to ­communism, had been around for hundreds of years by the time a German philosopher named Karl Marx put pen to paper.

Marx, also known as the father of communism, spent most of his life in exile in Great Britain and France. The Early History of Socialism and Communism 3. The Role of Karl Marx 4. The Role of Lenin 5. The Critique of Capitalism 6. Methods and Values 7. The Collapse of Communism 8.

The Future of Socialism 9. Conclusions Acknowledgments Bibliography Biographical Sketch Summary Socialism and communism are two sets of ideas (inspiring movements for.

Marx’s main economic work is, of course, Capital (Volume 1), published inalthough Volume 3, edited by Engels, and published posthumously incontains much of interest.

Finally, the late pamphlet Critique of the Gotha Programme () is an important source for Marx’s reflections on the nature and organisation of communist society. This volume examines the property transformations in post-communist Central Eastern Europe (CEE) and focuses on the role of restitution and privatisation in such transformations.

It. "The Communist Manifesto," written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels inis one of the most widely taught texts in sociology.

The Communist League in London commissioned the work, which was originally published in German. At the time, it served as a political rallying cry for the communist movement in Europe.

• Marx and Engels studied the history of the world’s economies and the way that power, industry and finance are controlled. • They saw the way countries developed in stages over world history Primitive Communism Feudalism Capitalism Socialism Communism (Marxism).

On FebruThe Communist Manifesto, written by Karl Marx with the assistance of Friedrich Engels, is published in London by a group of. Much of Das Kapital spells out Marx’s concept of the “ surplus value” of labour and its consequences for ing to Marx, it was not the pressure of population that drove wages to the subsistence level but rather the existence of a large army of unemployed, which he blamed on the capitalists.

He maintained that within the capitalist system, labour was a mere. CLASS THEORY AND HISTORY: CAPITALISM AND COMMUNISM IN THE USSR, Stephan A. Resnick and Richard D. Wolff; New York and London: Routledge, Reviewed by Paresh Chattopadhyay.

The book under review is not just one more addition to the numerous works on the USSR that have so far appeared in print. This is an unusual work. Books reviewed in this article: Stéphane Courtois et al.,The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression.

François Furet, The Passing of an Illusion: The Idea of Communism in the Twentieth Century Tony Judt, The Burden of Responsibility: Blum, Camus, Aron, and the French Twentieth Century Michel Dreyfus et al., Le Siècle des communismes.

This volume is too long to be assigned in any single class. But any one chapter shows just how evil communism is and why socialism fails. Those who believe that Nazism was worse than communism should read this book. Every single communist police state began with a call for social equality in the name of the downtrodden masses.

Learn about the workings of the evil communist system and its history in this stunning page book. favorite favorite favorite favorite (8 reviews) Topics: Communism, Politics,Mao Zedong,Pol Pot,Vladimir Lenin,Leon Trotsky,U.S.S.R,United Soviet Socialist.

The General History of Socialism and Social Struggles Volumes 1 & 2. New York, Russel and Russel, Inc. Daniels, Robert Vincent. A Documentary History of Communism and the World: From Revolution to Collapse.

University Press of New England, ISBN Dean, Jodi. The Communist Horizon. Verso, ISBN The best books on Communism recommended by Robert Conquest.

Esteemed historian of the Soviet Union recommends five books on Communism, from novels and personal narratives to theoretical works. Soviet communist theory is a better system for a country becuase it serves the people enjoy equality in media, they are allowed to participate and share their thoughts, in other ways communication is not a linear form but cyclical.

Link. marijapm.Electronic books History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Woolsey, Theodore Dwight, Communism and socialism in their history and theory, a sketch. New York, C. Scribner's Sons, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors.It explores the emergence and development of socialist theory and socialism in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

It investigates the long-term impact of Russian communism, China's development as a communist power, the reason for the decline of International Communism and the reinterpretation of Social Democracy after World War II.