European Socialism, A Concise History with Documents

Smaldone, William
Publisher:  Rowman and Littlefield
Date Written:  08/08/2013
Year Published:  2013  
ISBN:  978-1-4422-0907-7
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX17968

An introduction to European socialism, which arose in the maelstrom of the industrial and democratic revolutions launched in the eighteenth century. Striving for sweeping social, economic, cultural, and political change, socialists were a diverse lot. However, they were united by principles asserting the social and political equality of all people.


Table of Contents:

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Socialist Ideals and Imaginings, 1789–1830
Chapter 3: Socialist Ideology amid Reform and Revolution, 1830–1871
Chapter 4: Socialism in the Era of Mass Politics, 1871–1914
Chapter 5: The Birth of Communism and the Transformation of Socialism, 1914–1945
Chapter 6: Socialism and Communism During the Cold War, 1945–1991
Chapter 7: Epilogue: The Retreat and Reemergence of Socialism, 1991 to the Present Further Reading

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