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Nationalism and Communism in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union

A Basic Contradiction?

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Walter A. Kemp
    Pages 1-21
  3. Walter A. Kemp
    Pages 22-56
  4. Walter A. Kemp
    Pages 94-126
  5. Walter A. Kemp
    Pages 127-172
  6. Walter A. Kemp
    Pages 173-207
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 221-292

About this book

Introduction

Nationalism and Communism in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union looks at communism's attempts to come to terms with nationalism between Marx and Yeltsin, how the inability of communist theorists and practitioners to achieve an effective synthesis between nationalism and communism contributed to communism's collapse, and what lessons that holds for contemporary Europe.

Keywords

communism Europe Karl Marx nation politics socialism Soviet Union Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)

About the authors

Walter A. Kemp is Public Officer for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).

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... an outstanding piece of research and analysis.... Slavic Review