This book investigates the Communist political phenomenon, including the origins and development of Communism as well as the revolutions that led to the rise of the major Communist states around the world.
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Alphabetical List of Entries.
Topical List of Entries.
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The Rise of Communism: A to Z.
1: April Theses.
3: Castro, Fidel.
5: Cold War.
8: Communist Party of China.
9: Cuban Missile Crisis.
10: Cuban Revolution.
11: Czar Nicholas II.
13: Engels, Friedrich.
14: Evolutionary Socialism.
15: February Revolution in Petrograd.
16: First World War.
18: Hungarian Revolution of 1956.
19: July Days.
20: Khmer Rouge.
21: Khrushchev, Nikita.
22: Korean War.
23: Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich.
24: The Manifesto of the Communist Party.
25: Mao Zedong.
26: Marx, Karl.
27: Marxist Theory.
28: North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
29: October Revolution (Bolshevik Revolution).
30: Paris Commune.
31: Prague Spring.
32: Russian Revolution of 1905.
33: Second World War.
34: Stalin, Joseph.
35: Treaty of Brest-Litovsk.
36: Trotsky, Leon.
37: Utopian Socialism.
38: Vietnam War.
39: Warsaw Pact.
40: The Communist Manifesto Written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.
41: Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism Vladimir Lenin.
42: “The April Theses” Vladimir Lenin.
43: The Call for a Popular Front Against Fascism Drafted as the “Resolution of the Seventh World Congress of the Communist International,” August 1935.
44: Stalin’s Response to Churchill’s Iron Curtain Speech Joseph Stalin.
45: Chairman Mao Calls for a People’s Democratic Dictatorship Mao Zedong.
46: Address to the Korean People On the Occasion of the Liberation of Pyong Yang Kim Il-Sung.
47: Manifesto of the South Vietnam National Liberation Front.
48: Communication From Nikita Khrushchev to President John F. Kennedy During the Cuban Missile