Some had "illusory aspirations" (209) about playing a role in shaping the USSR, others had developed close personal relationships with Soviet mediators, still others had hopes invested in the success of Soviet communism
that were linked to their own domestic politics and aspirations.
Some specific subjects explored are race and security in the Panama Canal Zone, race and diplomacy in the Papua decolonization struggle, Nazi legacies and the German Cold War in Africa, and ethnic nationalism and the collapse of Soviet Communism
Service is one of this country's leading experts on Soviet Communism
and in this latest study he examines once again the Revolution and the Bolshevik coup d'etat, the upheavals it caused and the civil war that followed.
When Great Britain did that, the power vacuum was filled by the United States and Soviet communism
Cuba relations that have been hostile since Fidel Castro embraced Soviet Communism
after his 1959 revolution.
It was an excellent idea of Willie Thompson's to re-examine the dominant ideologies of that most ideological of ages, Eric Hobsbawm's short twentieth century, from the outbreak of the World War I to the collapse of Soviet communism
As a result, he devotes the first chapter to the "birth of religion from the spirit of atheism" (9), making the case that Soviet communism
indeed represented a 20th-century religion without God.
In George Orwell's biting satire on Soviet communism
, the pigs who led the revolution on Animal Farm declared: "All animals are equal.
The events of his eight years in office - chiefly an economic boom fueled by broad tax cuts and his role in bringing down the Berlin Wall and putting an end to Soviet communism
- have secured his place as a conservative icon.
Money was poured out to support his laboratory and he was loaded with honours although he made no attempt to conceal the disapproval and contempt in which he held Soviet Communism
His ceaseless and painfully nuanced reflections on Marxism and Soviet communism
are prominent in the essays on Leibowitz, Camus, Nizan, and above all Merleau-Ponty, but they are just below the surface or repeatedly surfacing throughout the volume.
The fall of the Iron Curtain marked the start of Germany's reunification and the end of Soviet communism
They would introduce Soviet communism
into the US -- just like what apparently exists in Canada and Britain, with their state-sponsored health systems.
The tone and substance of some of Keynes's more extended remarks on Soviet communism
also raise questions.
Stating that Soviet communism
became the blueprint for communism regimes the world over, he emphasizes a totalizing instinct and characterizes communism as a dangerous ideology that ultimately leads to a loss of freedom at the hands of a dictatorship and a controlling state apparatus.