Stalinism was a system that embraced all facets of political and social life. In this book numerous scholars present their interpretations of Stalinism and its influence on all areas of comparative Communist studies, from history and politics, to economics, sociology, and literary scholarship.
Paperback, 332 pages
Published October 1st 1978 by W. W. Norton & Company
(first published December 31st 1977)
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A scholar of Marxism and the Soviet Union, Robert Tucker studied at Harvard University. While working on a doctorate in philosophy, he spent two years as a translator for the United States Embassy in Moscow, where he met his wife Evgeniya Pestretsova. His inability to gain an exit visa for her when he returned to the United States in 1946, which proved a key experience in stimulating his studies.More about Robert C. Tucker...