The Collapse of Communism

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Experts continue to debate one of the most important political questions of the twentieth century—why did Communism collapse so suddenly? These essays suggest that a wide range of forces—political, economic, strategic, religious, add the indispensable role of the principled statesman and the brave dissident—brought about the collapse of communism.
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Experts continue to debate one of the most important political questions of the twentieth century—why did Communism collapse so suddenly? These essays suggest that a wide range of forces—political, economic, strategic, religious, add the indispensable role of the principled statesman and the brave dissident—brought about the collapse of communism.
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Edwards (politics, Catholic U., Washington D.C.) is joined by scholars and political advisors in arguing that it took political, economic, strategic, and religious forces, combined with the actions of key statesmen and politicians to bring about the fall of communism. Articles discuss the roles of Reagan, Gorbachev, and Pope John Paul II, debate the importance of history and ideology, address the damaging effects of the Stalin era, and examine the flaws in communist economics. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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  • ISBN-13: 9780817998127
  • Publisher: Hoover Institution Press
  • Publication date: 2/1/2000
  • Series: Publication Series
  • Pages: 207
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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