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Last exit to Utopia : the survival of socialism in a post-Soviet era

Author: Jean-François Revel
Publisher: New York : Encounter Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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An English translation of Jean-Francois Revel's 1999 essay in which he examines the response of French intellectuals to the collapse of Soviet communism in the decade after its end.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-François Revel
ISBN: 9781594032646 1594032645
OCLC Number: 320952665
Language Note: Translation of: La grande parade : essai sur la survie de l'utopie socialiste.
Description: xxii, 348 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Evasion --
then counterattack --
The real culprit --
A rigged match --
From illusion to accountability --
Panic among the revisionists --
The intellectual and moral origins of socialism --
Truncated memory --
The "most favored totalitarian state" clause --
A history without meaning? --
The highest stage of democracy? --
Fearing liberalism --
The ultra-left and anti-Americanism --
Hating progress.
Other Titles: Grande parade.
Responsibility: Jean-François Revel ; translated by Diarmid V.C. Cammell.

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An English translation of Jean-Francois Revel's 1999 essay in which he examines the response of French intellectuals to the collapse of Soviet communism in the decade after its end.

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