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This masterful political treatise, first published in 1962, examines the history and nature of Communism as it developed in the Soviet Union and in Poland. Józef Mackiewicz, known for his relentless opposition to Communism, argues that accommodation with the Communists simply helped them to impose their vision of the world and pursue their goal of global domination. He compares Communism to Nazism and insists that the former was the greater threat to the future of humanity.

 

Now available in English for the first time, The Triumph of Provocation will be compelling reading for those interested in Polish history, Communism, and Nazism.

Mackiewiczs unique interpretation of the differences and similarities between Communism and Nazism is highly relevant to debates about these two systems and to major contemporary issues which are of particular importance to the U.S. and Europe, including radical Islam and the necessity of war and the responsibility for war.

About the Author

Józef Mackiewicz (1902–1985) was an eminent Polish writer of fiction and nonfiction. The late Jerzy Hauptmann was professor emeritus of political science and public administration at Park University. S. D. Lukac is a retired translator living in the U.S. Martin Dewhirst is honorary research fellow, Department of Slavonic Studies, University of Glasgow.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780300145694
Author:
Mackiewicz, Jozef
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Translator:
Hauptmann, Jerzy
Translator:
Lukac, S. D.
Editor:
Karsov, Nina
Author:
Mackiewicz, J[zef
Author:
Karsov, Nina
Subject:
Modern - 20th Century
Subject:
Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism
Subject:
Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Communism & Socialism
Subject:
Communism
Subject:
Poland
Subject:
Poland Relations Soviet Union.
Subject:
Soviet Union Relations Poland.
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
Eastern Europe - Poland
Subject:
Politics-Leftist Studies
Subject:
Europe - Eastern
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20090731
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in

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