Revolution from within : the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party and the collapse of communism (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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Revolution from within : the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party and the collapse of communism

Author: Patrick H O'Neil
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : E. Elgar, ©1998.
Series: Studies of communism in transition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An analysis of the collapse of socialism in Eastern Europe. The exceptional case of Hungary is used to support theoretical concepts regarding the transition. The Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party and the Hungarian Communist Party are examined in decline, along with the system which replaced them.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
O'Neil, Patrick H., 1966-
Revolution from within.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : E. Elgar, ©1998
(OCoLC)645890920
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick H O'Neil
ISBN: 1858987660 9781858987668
OCLC Number: 37694452
Description: xviii, 257 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Transitions, Institutions and State Socialism --
2. State Socialism and the Intelligentsia in Eastern Europe: Hungary in Comparative institutional Perspective, 1948-1988 --
3. The Rise of the Reform Circles --
4. The Organization of the Reform Circle Movement and the Party in Disorder --
5. The Final Party Congress and the Reform Alliance: Victory or Defeat? --
6. Institutional Order and the Path of Political Change: Hungary and Eastern Europe.
Series Title: Studies of communism in transition.
Responsibility: Patrick H. O'Neil.

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In this highly original book, Patrick O'Neil analyses the catalysts of the collapse of socialism in Eastern Europe and offers explanations for these events. The exceptional case of Hungary is used  Read more...

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