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Author Pons, Silvio, author

Title The global revolution : a history of international communism 1917-1991 / Silvio Pons ; translated by Allan Cameron
Edition First edition
Published Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, 2014


Description 1 online resource (xx, 365 pages)
Series Oxford studies in modern European history
Oxford studies in modern European history.
Contents Introduction -- Prologue : War and revolution -- Time of revolution (1917-1923) -- Time of the state (1924-1939) -- Time of war (1939-1945) -- Time of empire (1945-1953) -- Time of decline (1953-1968) -- Time of crisis (1968-1991) ; Epilogue : The end of Soviet and European communism in world history
Summary "Establishes a relationship between the history of communism and the main processes of globalization in the past century. Drawing on a wealth of archival sources, Silvio Pons analyses the multifaceted and contradictory relationship between the Soviet Union and the international communist movement, to show how communism played a major part in the formation of our modern world"--Back cover
Notes "First published in Italian as: Stato e Rivoluzione © Giulio Einaudi editore s.p.a., Torino 2012"--PDF image of title page verso
Translated from the Italian
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-351) and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (ProQuest Ebook Central platform, viewed December 18, 2023)
Subject Communist International -- History
Communist International
Communism -- History -- 20th century
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Ideologies -- Communism & Socialism.
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Cameron, Allan, 1952- translator.
ISBN 9780191015021
Other Titles Rivoluzione globale. English