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A study of the USSR and communism

an historical approach

by Alfred J. Rieber

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Published by Scott, Foresman in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Communism -- Soviet Union.,
    • Soviet Union -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementby Alfred J. Rieber and Robert C. Nelson.
      ContributionsNelson, Robert Colby, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK42 .R5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination272 p.
      Number of Pages272
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5858642M
      LC Control Number62021256
      OCLC/WorldCa930547

      See also J. Oneal and G. A. Werner, American Communism (, rev. ed. ); I. Howe and L. Coser, The American Communist Party (, repr. ); T. Draper, American Communism and Soviet Russia (); J. Starobin, American Communism in Crisis, – (); F. M. Ottanelli, The Communist Party of the United States from the Depression. The Communist Party of the Soviet Union arose from the Bolshevik wing of the Russian Social Democratic Workers’ Party (RSDWP). The Bolsheviks, organized in , were led by Vladimir I. Lenin, and they argued for a tightly disciplined organization of professional revolutionaries who were governed by democratic centralism and were dedicated to achieving the dictatorship of the proletariat.

        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. HISTORY OF C. P. S. U. FROM MARX TO MAO NOT FOR COMMERCIAL DISTRIBUTION 3. Second Congress of the Russian Social-Democratic Labour Party. .

      A book that helped with getting young men to become Red Guard and was full of Mao's thoughts on how people should live and Communism. What was the Cultural Revolution? Mao's attempt to reassert control and appeal to young, for which he carries out a massive purge of party, government and people. Russian founder of the Bolsheviks and leader of the Russian Revolution and first head of the USSR () Mao Zedong Communist leader of China who defeated the Nationalists; famous for his 'Little Red Book,' starting 're-education' (labor) camps for nonconformists, and many other social and economic changes.


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