International Communism and the Communist International (Book Review)
- Reviews of Books: Comparative/World. Klehr, Harvey // American Historical Review;Feb2000, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p182
Reviews the book `International Communism and the Communist International 1919-1943,' edited by Tim Rees and Andrew Thorpe.
- New anti-communist freedom fighters. // Commentary;Sep85, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p58
Eight countries succumbed to Marxist rule during the 1970s: Vietnam, Angola, Ethiopia, Cambodia, Mozambique, South Yemen, Nicaragua and Afghanistan. Today, all but two -- South Yemen and Vietnam -- have active resistance movements. For the first time, anti-communist insurgents are managing to...
- Ex-Communists, back in power, give E. Europe a shade of pink. Burke, Justin // Christian Science Monitor;2/27/95, Vol. 87 Issue 63, p7
Comments on the resurgence of communism in East European politics and assesses the actions of former communists who have returned to power in these countries. Former communists' attitudes toward market reform and free-market principles; Comments of political observers in the political situation...
- Life in death. Cook, D.; Devine, P. // New Statesman & Society;9/6/91, Vol. 4 Issue 167, p24
Contends that communism should not be deemed a failure, despite the end of Soviet communism. How democratic communism differs from the system developed under Stalin; Positive aspects of a democratic socialist society that is qualitatively different from capitalism; Proposed creation of a new...
- Taking liberties. Jenkins, J. // New Statesman & Society;9/6/91, Vol. 4 Issue 167, p25
Considers the implications of a recent questionnaire sent to two million people of the former East Germany. Focus on determining individuals' past commitment to communism; How many are being persecuted based on past activities; Dangers of such a practice.
- Hiccup in the long march of history. Howe, S. // New Statesman & Society;3/6/92, Vol. 5 Issue 192, p12
Questions whether communism ever really took hold in Eastern Europe, despite its outward appearance of having done so. Why communism was neither a cohesive political ideology, nor a distinctive cultural system; Lack of commitment to communism among the people; Consequent elimination of communism...
- Marxism loses cachet in Paris, its former hotbed. Chaddock, Gail Russell // Christian Science Monitor;5/1/96, Vol. 88 Issue 109, p8
Focuses on the growing popularity of Marxism in Paris, France. Academic roots of third-world revolutionaries in Paris; Disappearance of Marxist courses from French universities; Efforts of the first Socialist government to marginalize Marxism.
- The ash heap of history. Meyerson, Adam // Policy Review;Fall91, Issue 58, p4
Explores the factors which contributed to the failure of the concept of communism. Contempt for human nature; Absence of place for love or friendship; Denial of justice; Impact of capitalism on industrial relations; Impact of religious reforms.
- Factionalism in the communist movement in Nepal. Khadka, Narayan // Pacific Affairs;Spring95, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p55
Examines the trends in factionalism in the communist movement in Nepal. Factors causing factionalism in the movement; Internal factors in the Communists of Nepal.