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François Furet - The Passing of an Illusion - 9780226273419 - V9780226273419
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The Passing of an Illusion

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Description for The Passing of an Illusion Paperback. A study of Communism and a history of the myth of Communism as perpetuated by its admirers. This book illuminates how the support for Communism and its embodiment, the Soviet Union, became virtually synonymous with "anti-Fascism" and how this strategic arrangement reverberated through the West. Translator(s): Furet, Deborah. Num Pages: 600 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: 3JJ; HBG; HBLW; JPFC; JPFQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 152 x 230 x 38. Weight in Grams: 846.
A study of Communism and a history of the myth of Communism as perpetuated by its admirers. Francois Furet illuminates how the support for Communism and its embodiment, the Soviet Union, became virtually synonymous with "anti-Fascism" and how this strategic arrangement reverberated through the West. During the first half of the 20th century, to be against the Soviet Union (and its Communism), argues Furet, was tantamount to betraying the fight against Fascism, despite the fact that both Fascism and Communism ultimately spring from the same nationalist impulse. Thus the struggle against Fascism resulted in the sanitizing or glorification of Communism. ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
600
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
Number of Pages
600
Place of Publication
, United States
ISBN
9780226273419
SKU
V9780226273419
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