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Author Cercel, Cosmin Sebastian, 1982- author

Title Towards a jurisprudence of state communism : law and the failure of revolution / Cosmin Cercel
Published Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2018
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Contents Introduction -- Law before communism : modernity and the authoritarian drive -- A criticism of the heaven : class struggle and the law in theory and practice -- Revolution under siege : law, violence and marxist legal theory -- Revolution betrayed : the great retreat and the enduring legal canon -- The discourse of the master : war, law and the communist takeover -- Law as state-truth : the law-preserving violence and the limits of communism -- Exit communism : legal amnesia and the return of the repressed -- Conclusion
Notes "A GlassHouse Book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Law and socialism -- History -- 20th century.
Law -- Romania -- History -- 20th century.
Romania -- Politics and government -- 1944-1989.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1134843178 (electronic bk.)
9781134843176 (electronic bk.)