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Introduction

Dimitris Livanios

in The Macedonian Question: Britain and the Southern Balkans 1939-1949

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199237685
eISBN:
9780191717246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237685.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter serves as an introduction to the Macedonian Question from the 1870s to the 1930s. It consists of three sections: the first section discusses the ‘national identity’ of the peasants in ... More


Soviet Russia, the Comintern, and the Chinese Communist Movement

Ishikawa Yoshihiro

in The Formation of the Chinese Communist Party

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158084
eISBN:
9780231504164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158084.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the contribution of Comintern officer Grigorii Naumovich Voitinsky to the Chinese Communists movement. The earnest prodding from the Russian Communist Party (Bolsheviks) and ... More


Ana Pauker: The Rise and Fall of a Jewish Communist

Robert Levy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223950
eISBN:
9780520925083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223950.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In her own day, Ana Pauker was named “The Most Powerful Woman in the World” by Time magazine. Today, when she is remembered at all, she is thought of as the puppet of Soviet communism in Romania, ... More


Afterword: Chinese Communism, Cultural Revolution, and American Multiculturalism

Steven S. Lee

in The Ethnic Avant-Garde: Minority Cultures and World Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173520
eISBN:
9780231540117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173520.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Afterword highlights the afterlives of the inter-war ethnic avant-garde, first by tracking China's rise as a new revolutionary center which attracted a new generation of leftists. I then show how ... More


A Tale of Two Revolutions

Jeremy Friedman

in Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623764
eISBN:
9781469625188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623764.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This introductory chapter briefly examines the clash of two revolutionary programs—the anti-imperialist revolution and the anti-capitalist one—at the height of the Cold War and decolonization via the ... More


Making Peace a Fighting Word

John Jenks

in British Propaganda and News Media in the Cold War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623143
eISBN:
9780748651344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623143.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the most serious Soviet propaganda challenge in the early Cold War, the peace movement that became the World Peace Council. Peace became a fighting word in the late 1940s. ... More


The Party Comes Back

A. James McAdams

in Vanguard of the Revolution: The Global Idea of the Communist Party

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196428
eISBN:
9781400888498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196428.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter looks back at the diverse efforts to maintain order in the communist world. Here, one might reasonably credit the Soviet regime and its “small bloc” allies with seriously attempting to ... More


Setting the Agenda: India

Vivek S.

in Delivering Public Services Effectively: Tamil Nadu and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199451326
eISBN:
9780199084494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451326.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Providing public services was seen as an important way of advancing human well-being by a set of agenda setting movements in India. Such movement were powerful for a sustained period of time in ... More


"The Great Deception"

Joel Gordon

in Nasser's Blessed Movement: Egypt's Free Officers and the July RevolutionWith a New Introduction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167782
eISBN:
9781617978180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167782.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines how the relations between the military junta and its allies, particularly communists and the Muslim Brotherhood, deteriorated. The Democratic Movement for National Liberation ... More


I Shall Run as an Independent Candidate for President: Launching Gideon's Army

Thomas W. Devine

in Henry Wallace's 1948 Presidential Campaign and the Future of Postwar Liberalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602035
eISBN:
9781469607924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602035.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines why Michael Straight was worried after reading a New York Times translation of the Zhdanov manifesto in mid-October 1947. As he would reveal thirty-five years later, Straight ... More


Ho’S China Connection

Xiaobing Li

in Building Ho's Army: Chinese Military Assistance to North Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177946
eISBN:
9780813177953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177946.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 1 details how Ho made China his revolutionary base from World War II to the French Indochina War. The Vietnamese and Chinese shared a common heritage and anticolonial experiences for more ... More


Report from Philby, December 1944

Nige West and Oleg Tsarev

in TRIPLEX: Secrets from the Cambridge Spies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123470
eISBN:
9780300156416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123470.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the meeting of Cowgill, Vivian, Curry, Milne, Steptoe, O'Brian, and Philby on August 18 in the counter-intelligence department of SIS to discuss the development of ... More


The Sino-Soviet Rupture and the Vietnam War

Roderick MacFarquhar

in The Origins of the Cultural Revolution: Volume 3: The Coming of the Cataclysm 1961-1966

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192149978
eISBN:
9780191670084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192149978.003.0017
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the aggravation for the conflict between China and the Soviet Union during the early 1960s. After the January 1963 East Germany party congress, the CCP and the Communist Party ... More


Peter Loxley's Letter to Colonel Vivian, November 1944

Nige West and Oleg Tsarev

in TRIPLEX: Secrets from the Cambridge Spies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123470
eISBN:
9780300156416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123470.003.0035
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Peter Loxley's letter to Colonel Vivian. Loxley thanks Vivian for his letter to DCCS 65/1 of October 13 regarding the illegal activity of the Communist movement overseas. He ... More


Resisting the State in East Nepal †: The ‘Chintang Incident’ of 1979 and the Politics of Commemoration

Martin Gaenszle, Ichchha Purna Rai, Judith Pettigrew, Manoj Rai, Balthasar Bickel, Goma Banjade, Toya Nath Bhatta, Elena Lieven, Netra Prasad Paudyal, and Sabine Stoll

in Revolution in Nepal: An Anthropological and Historical Approach to the People's War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198089384
eISBN:
9780199082483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089384.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter deals with the history of the so-called ‘Chintang incident’, an uprising led by local farmers against Nepal’s monarchic state in 1979, during which 15 people were killed. Relying on oral ... More


Sexual Relations from a Communist Standpoint (1928)

N. Glass

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0038
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter indicates a shift in morality regarding sex among eastern European Jews, and the new role played by radical intellectuals as moral arbiters, as illustrated via a letter to Kalman Marmor, ... More


Deportation and the Communist Party USA

David Lee McMullen

in Strike!: The Radical Insurrections of Ellen Dawson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034867
eISBN:
9780813038674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034867.003.0019
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Ellen Dawson wrote about her expulsion from the National Textile Workers' Union (NTWU). Her account of the NTWU convention provides a meaningful picture of the transition that was affecting the ... More


The Rise and Demise of World Communism

George W. Breslauer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197579671
eISBN:
9780197579701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197579671.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Sixteen states came to be ruled by communist parties during the twentieth century. Only five of them remain in power today. This book explores the nature of communist regimes—what they share in ... More


What Did Communist Regimes Have in Common?

George W. Breslauer

in The Rise and Demise of World Communism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197579671
eISBN:
9780197579701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197579671.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter delineates common features of all communist states. The sixteen communist regimes all had in common, during their early years in power, a commitment to revolution and to the use of ... More


"Stability, in Whatever Guise"

Joel Gordon

in Nasser's Blessed Movement: Egypt's Free Officers and the July RevolutionWith a New Introduction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167782
eISBN:
9781617978180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167782.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the rhetoric of the March crisis as well as the ideals proferred and the programs espoused by both sides. In the wake of the March crisis, the Command Council of the Revolution ... More


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