The Left in History: Revolution and Reform in Twentieth-Century Politics

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The political tradition loosely termed 'the left' has been brought to crisis point as the twentieth century draws to a close. This cohesive and wide-ranging study charts the history of the left, from its origins in the French Revolution to the present crisis. Willie Thompson focuses on the principal currents, including the rise and fall of Bolshevism, Leninism and Stalinism; the embrace and subsequent abandonment of Marxist rhetoric by former Soviet allies in the Third World; European social democracy; and 'actually ...

The Left in History: Revolution and Reform in Twentieth-Century Politics 1997, Pluto Press (UK), London

ISBN-13: 9780745308913

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The Left in History: Revolution and Reform in Twentieth-Century Politics 1996, Pluto Press (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9780745308920

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