Book Discussion on The Rise and Fall of Communism

Archie Brown talked about his book The Rise and Fall of Communism (Ecco; June 9, 2009). In his book the emeritus politics professor at… read more

Archie Brown talked about his book The Rise and Fall of Communism (Ecco; June 9, 2009). In his book the emeritus politics professor at Oxford University presents a history of communism. Mr. Brown explores its early origins, the theories and publications of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, the rise of communist governments and their demise following the Cold War. He responded to questions from members of the audience.

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Brown, Archie Professor Emeritus Oxford University->Politics
  • Parrott, Bruce Director Nitze (Paul H.) School of Advanced International Studies->Russian and Eurasian Studies

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Book Discussion on The Rise and Fall of Communism

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Dec 6, 2009
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Jan 10, 2010

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  • Dec 06, 2009 | 8:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 09, 2010 | 7:49pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 10, 2010 | 5:34am EST | C-SPAN 2
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