A Dictionary of 20th-Century Communism edited by Silvio Pons and Robert Service, translated by Mark Epstein and Charles Townsend

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March 2011, no. 329

A Dictionary of 20th-Century Communism edited by Silvio Pons and Robert Service, translated by Mark Epstein and Charles Townsend

Princeton University Press (Footprint Books), $149 hb, 959 pp

A Dictionary of 20th-Century Communism edited by Silvio Pons and Robert Service, translated by Mark Epstein and Charles Townsend

by
March 2011, no. 329

This mammoth book, first published in Italy in 2006, now appears in an English translation. It consists of some four hundred entries on communism as a world movement. The entries cover aspects of communist theory and practice, organisations and institutions, historical events, leading figures, and key concepts. They range in length from less than a thousand to four thousand words.

Stuart Macintyre reviews 'A Dictionary of 20th-Century Communism' edited by Silvio Pons and Robert Service, translated by Mark Epstein and Charles Townsend

A Dictionary of 20th-Century Communism

edited by Silvio Pons and Robert Service, translated by Mark Epstein and Charles Townsend

Princeton University Press (Footprint Books), $149 hb, 959 pp

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