One Hundred Years Of Socialism: The West European Left In by Donald Sassoon

By Donald Sassoon

Publish yr note: First released in 1996

On 14 July 1889, the centenary of the French Revolution, socialist events from all corners of Europe met in Paris. at the similar day within the similar urban, the Exposition Universelle was once introduced to mark the achievements of capitalist construction. the 2 occasions symbolized the start of the epic fight among socialism and capitalism in Europe.; during this complete examine of a century of socialism, the writer lines the fortunes of the political events of the Left in Western Europe.

From the increase of the Bolsheviks to the autumn of the Berlin wall, from the second one overseas via global wars to the chilly warfare and the delivery of the welfare nation, from the operating category militancy and scholar uprisings of the Sixties, throughout the revival of feminism and the arriving of "green" politics, to the reluctant embody of industry economics en path to the millennium, Donald Sassoon charts the process socialism throughout 14 countries.; He exhibits that all through their historical past the fortunes of socialism and capitalism were inextricably associated. they've got grown up facet through facet, every one not easy and trying to smash, but nourishing and shaping the other.

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Isaac Deutscher Memorial Prize (1996)

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Gardiner, A Perfect Moral Storm: The Ethical Tragedy of Climate Change (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011). 1 The unavoidability of justice* In the end this chapter is about justice, specifically the justice of the international allocation of the costs of dealing with a global environmental problem such as global warming. In the beginning it looks briefly and informally at what kinds of allocations of costs between rich nations and poor nations it would be reasonable for a poor nation to accept.

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