British and American Anti-Communism before the Cold War

British and American Anti-Communism before the Cold War

by Markku Ruotsila
     
 

ISBN-10: 0714681776

ISBN-13: 9780714681771

Pub. Date: 06/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This work examines in a comparative historical way the socialist, liberal and conservative strands of Anglo-American anticommunist thought before the Cold War. In so doing, this book provides us with an intellectual pre-history of Cold War attitudes and policy positions.

Overview

This work examines in a comparative historical way the socialist, liberal and conservative strands of Anglo-American anticommunist thought before the Cold War. In so doing, this book provides us with an intellectual pre-history of Cold War attitudes and policy positions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714681771
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Series:
Cold War History Series
Edition description:
ANN
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Prefacevi
Acknowledgementsviii
Abbreviationsix
Introductionx
Part IFormation of the Anticommunist Frameworks, 1880-1917
1Conservatives and the Rise of Socialism3
2Liberal Roads to Social Democracy22
3Assessments of Bolshevism40
4Origins of the Totalitarian Image54
Part IIForging Anticommunist Programmes of Action, 1918-21
5Roads to Social Control69
6Roads to Self-Control91
7Refusals to Intervene116
8Interpretations and Implementations137
Part IIICombating the Collectivist Ascendancy, 1921-47
9Reassessments of Bolshevism161
10Antecedents of Containment180
11Early Travails of the Welfare State199
12The Renascence of Conservative Anticommunism220
Conclusion243
Bibliography247
Index271

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