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Socialism : a very short introduction

Author: Michael Newman
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: Very short introductions, 126.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offering a practical and historical perspective on socialism this work explains the evolution of socialist ideas from the French Revolution, and examines why past attempts to implement socialism might have failed.
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Newman, Michael, 1946-
Socialism.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2005019582
(OCoLC)59137985
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Newman
ISBN: 9780191516849 0191516848 9780191577895 0191577898
OCLC Number: 94270255
Description: 1 online resource (171 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Socialist traditions --
Cuban communism and Swedish social democracy --
New lefts-enrichment and fragmentation --
Socialism today and tomorrow.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 126.
Responsibility: Michael Newman.
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What is socialism? Does it have a future, or has it become an outdated ideology in the 21st century? Michael Newman examines and explains the successes and failures of modern socialism, taking an  Read more...

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