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Title Socialism and communism / [edited by] John Murphy.
Pub Info New York : Rosen Educational Services, 2015.
Edition First edition.
Book Cover
LOCATION Call No. STATUS
 Gary Byker Childrens NF   j 335/Soc    ON SHELF
Descript xvii, 266 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Political and economic systems
Political & economic systems.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Socialism -- Communism -- Communism in the Soviet Union -- Communism in the Eastern Bloc -- Communism in China -- Communism in Southeast Asia -- Communism in Latin America.
Summary "The story of socialism and communism is a saga of idealism and cynicism, revolution and repression, power and powerlessness. The entire political and economic history of the modern era is contained in this account, forming a detailed and lively panorama. The world is still grappling with age-old questions regarding governance, equality, justice, and freedom. As this enthralling text details so vividly, socialism and communism attempted to answer these questions definitively. In that they failed, but in doing so, they highlighted the importance of the questions themselves and of the ordinary people whose lives hang in the balance, waiting for answers"--Provided by the publisher.
Subject Socialism -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Communism -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author Murphy, John, 1968-
ISBN 9781622753352 (library bound)
1622753356 (library bound)
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