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Author Brzezinski, Zbigniew Kazimierz

Title Ideology and power in Soviet politics / Zbigniew K. Brzezinski
Published New York : Praeger, 1962

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Description vi, 180 pages ; 21 cm
Series Praeger university series
Praeger publications in Russian history and world communism ; no. 103
Praeger publications in Russian history and world communism ; no. 103
Praeger university series.
Contents Part I. Internal politics -- 1. Totalitarianism and rationality -- A definition of totalitarianism -- Dynamics -- A rationalist totalitarianism? -- 2. Patterns of autocracy -- Autocratic tradition -- Totalitarian innovation -- Continuity and change -- 3. The nature of the Soviet system -- Organizational compulsion for ideology-action -- The party and the ideology -- Politics and social development -- The impact of external affairs -- Part II. Foreign affairs -- 4. Communist ideology and international affairs -- The nature of the ideology -- Its role and impact in international affairs -- Prospects of ideological erosion -- Sources of ideological vitality -- 5. The challenge of change in the Soviet bloc -- Transformation of the bloc -- Sino-Soviet relations -- The implications of change
Notes Books that matter
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Balance of power -- Soviet Union.
Balance of power.
Communism -- History -- 20th century.
Communism -- History.
Communism -- Soviet Union.
Ideology -- Soviet Union.
Political culture -- Soviet Union.
USSR -- Politics and government -- 1917-
USSR -- Politics and government -- 1917-1936.
USSR -- Politics and government -- 1954-
USSR -- Politics and government.
LC no. 62009223