1. The theory of communism ; 2. A brief history of communism in power ; 3. The political system of communism ; 4. The economic system of communism ; 5. The social structures of communism ; 6. Communism's international allegiances ; 7. The collapse of communist power and the future
Leslie Holmes is Professor of Political Science and Deputy Director of the Contemporary Europe Research Centre at the University of Melbourne. He has researched communism and post-communism for almost forty years. He is the author of The Policy Process in Communist States, Politics in the Communist World, The End of Communist Power, Post-Communism, and Rotten States?.
Very readable and with its wealth of detail a most valuable reference book. * Gwyn Griffiths, Morning Star *