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Requiem for communism

Charity Scribner

Requiem for communism

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arts,
  • Socialism and art,
  • ART,
  • Reference,
  • Intellectual life,
  • European Arts,
  • Nostalgia in art,
  • Post-communism,
  • Communism and art,
  • Performance

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCharity Scribner
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHX521 .S38 2003eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    Pagination1 online resource (xii, 245 p.) :
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25544547M
    ISBN 100262283336, 1423728734
    ISBN 109780262283335, 9781423728733
    OCLC/WorldCa61850974

    Former US Navy officer, banker and venture capitalist, Donald A. Collins, a free lance writer living in Washington, DC., has spent over 40 years working for women’s reproductive health as a board member and/or officer of numerous family planning organizations including Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Guttmacher Institute, Family Health International and Ipas. After the fall of communism, and certainly after this wide-ranging demolition of Marxism by Austrian scholars, who can possibly defend Marxism? Plenty of people, many of them smart but uneducated in economics. Requiem for Marx is the antidote, covering the whole history of this nutty and dangerous system of thought/5(7).   Yuri Maltzev's Requiem for Marx is a wonderful and engaging book edited by Yuri Maltzev who worked as an Economist for Gorbachev. Here are some fascinating excerpts: The failure of socialism in Russia, and the enormous suffering and hardship of people in all socialist countries, is a powerful warning against socialism, statism, and Author: Heinz Schmitz.   This is a book worth reading. It certainly contains much truth and many facts that are often not in the college or high school textbooks. (those facts make the teachers uncomfortable about what really happens in Totalitarian communist systems, like the one still around in North Korea).


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