A Very Short Introduction

Paperback - 2009
Average Rating:
Rate this:
The collapse of communism was one of the most defining moments of the twentieth century. At its peak, more than a third of the world's population had lived under communist power. What is communism? Where did the idea come from and what attracted people to it? What is the future for communism?This Very Short Introduction considers these questions and more in the search to explore and understand communism. Explaining the theory behind its ideology, and examining the history and mindset behind its political, economic and social structures, Leslie Holmes examines the highs and lows ofcommunist power and its future in today's world.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2009.
ISBN: 9780199551545
Branch Call Number: 320.532
Characteristics: xvi, 155 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

JamesTKirk Apr 18, 2013

This book really made me understand what communism was all about.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at SLPL

To Top