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Communism (1917--)

17 Sep 2019 12:27

Yet Another Inadequate Placeholder.

To lift a phrase from Brad DeLong's review of Eric Hobsbawm's The Age of Extremes, the tragic hero of the twentieth century. That is: noble in birth and intention, but undone by fatal flaws in its own character.

See also: the Left; Marxism; Millenarianism; Narrative Communities; Revolutions and Revolutionaries; Socialism; the USSR


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