Synopses & Reviews
Fried and Sanders set socialism within its historical context from prerevolutionary France to the present by using major turning points such as 1789, when the French Revolution launched socialism, to establish a chronological framework.
"Reprint of the 1964 historical survey... with a general introduction, followed by chapters on early French communism, utopian socialism, the emergence of the proletariat, early German socialism, Marx and Engels, anarchism, revisionism, Bolshevism, and contemporary socialism." Book News, Inc. Portland, Or
Includes bibliographical references (p. -619).
About the Author
Albert Fried's books include The Essential Lincoln, The Jeffersonian and Hamiltonian Traditions in American Politics, and The Rise and Fall of the Jewish Gangster in America. He divides his time between teaching American History at the State University of New York at Purchase and writing.