skip to content
The strange death of Soviet communism : a postscript Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The strange death of Soviet communism : a postscript

Author: Nikolas K Gvosdev
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"What took place in the Soviet Union between 1917 and 1991, in the eyes of its proponents, constituted a "great experiment" in the application of new modes of organization to social life, the largest such experiment in history. This book brings together leading scholars of Soviet history to show why the experiment failed and how it has destroyed the laboratory of Socialist utopias. It will be of interest to  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nikolas K Gvosdev
ISBN: 9781412806978 1412806976 9781412806985 1412806984
OCLC Number: 190877088
Notes: "The National interest series"--Page [ii].
"Originally published in The national interest"--Title page verso.
Description: ix, 248 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The modern Polybius / Charles H. Fairbanks, Jr. --
The modernizing imperative : the USSR as an ordinary country / Francis Fukuyama --
Fortune and fate / Myron Rush --
Did the West undo the East / Stephen Sestanovich --
The economic fallacy / Vladimir Kontorovich --
The nature of the beast / Charles H. Fairbanks, Jr. --
The role of popular discontent / Peter Reddaway --
1917 and the revisionists / Richard Pipes --
A fatal logic / Martin Malia --
Academe and the Soviet myth / Robert Conquest --
The pluralist mirage / William Odom --
Sovietology : notes for a post-mortem / Peter Rutland --
Did we go too far? / Nathan Glazer --
My cold war / Irving Kristol --
The arithmetic of atrocity / Peter Rutland --
The long goodbye--and Eric's consoling lies / Neil McInnes --
Judging Nazism and Communism / Martin Malia --
Clinging to faith : public intellectuals and the God that failed / Paul Hollander.
Other Titles: National interest.
Responsibility: Nikolas K. Gvosdev, editor.
More information:

Abstract:

The collapse of communism marked the close of an era of world history. This work brings together leading scholars of Soviet history, who show why the experiment failed and how it has destroyed the  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/190877088> # The strange death of Soviet communism : a postscript
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "190877088" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nju> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/906965657#Place/new_brunswick_n_j> ; # New Brunswick, N.J.
   rdfs:seeAlso <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/906965657#CreativeWork/national_interest> ; # National interest.
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008101329> ; # Communism--Soviet Union--History
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/906965657#Topic/sozialismus> ; # Sozialismus
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/906965657#Topic/kommunismus> ; # Kommunismus
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/335.43/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/870421> ; # Communism
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/906965657#Topic/kommunism_sovjetunionen> ; # Kommunism--Sovjetunionen
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/906965657#Place/sowjetunion> ; # Sowjetunion.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/906965657#Event/geschichte_1917_1991> ; # Geschichte 1917-1991.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210281> ; # Soviet Union.
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/17440566> ; # Nikolas K. Gvosdev
   schema:copyrightYear "2008" ;
   schema:datePublished "2008" ;
   schema:description "The modern Polybius / Charles H. Fairbanks, Jr. -- The modernizing imperative : the USSR as an ordinary country / Francis Fukuyama -- Fortune and fate / Myron Rush -- Did the West undo the East / Stephen Sestanovich -- The economic fallacy / Vladimir Kontorovich -- The nature of the beast / Charles H. Fairbanks, Jr. -- The role of popular discontent / Peter Reddaway -- 1917 and the revisionists / Richard Pipes -- A fatal logic / Martin Malia -- Academe and the Soviet myth / Robert Conquest -- The pluralist mirage / William Odom -- Sovietology : notes for a post-mortem / Peter Rutland -- Did we go too far? / Nathan Glazer -- My cold war / Irving Kristol -- The arithmetic of atrocity / Peter Rutland -- The long goodbye--and Eric's consoling lies / Neil McInnes -- Judging Nazism and Communism / Martin Malia -- Clinging to faith : public intellectuals and the God that failed / Paul Hollander."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/906965657> ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:genre "Aufsatzsammlung"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "The strange death of Soviet communism : a postscript"@en ;
   schema:productID "190877088" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/190877088#PublicationEvent/new_brunswick_n_j_transaction_publishers_2008> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/906965657#Agent/transaction_publishers> ; # Transaction Publishers
   schema:reviews <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/190877088#Review/1595334604> ;
   schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=016473966&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip088/2008001820.html> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781412806978> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781412806985> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/190877088> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/906965657#Agent/transaction_publishers> # Transaction Publishers
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Transaction Publishers" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/906965657#Event/geschichte_1917_1991> # Geschichte 1917-1991.
    a schema:Event ;
   schema:name "Geschichte 1917-1991." ;
   schema:name "Geschichte 1917-1991" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/906965657#Place/new_brunswick_n_j> # New Brunswick, N.J.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New Brunswick, N.J." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/906965657#Topic/kommunism_sovjetunionen> # Kommunism--Sovjetunionen
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Kommunism--Sovjetunionen"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008101329> # Communism--Soviet Union--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Communism--Soviet Union--History"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210281> # Soviet Union.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Soviet Union." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/870421> # Communism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Communism"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/17440566> # Nikolas K. Gvosdev
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1969" ;
   schema:familyName "Gvosdev" ;
   schema:givenName "Nikolas K." ;
   schema:name "Nikolas K. Gvosdev" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781412806978>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1412806976" ;
   schema:isbn "9781412806978" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781412806985>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1412806984" ;
   schema:isbn "9781412806985" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/190877088#Review/1595334604>
    a schema:Review ;
   schema:itemReviewed <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/190877088> ; # The strange death of Soviet communism : a postscript
   schema:reviewBody ""What took place in the Soviet Union between 1917 and 1991, in the eyes of its proponents, constituted a "great experiment" in the application of new modes of organization to social life, the largest such experiment in history. This book brings together leading scholars of Soviet history to show why the experiment failed and how it has destroyed the laboratory of Socialist utopias. It will be of interest to historians, political scientists, Slavic studies specialists and sociologists."--Jacket." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.