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Columbia University Research Institute on Communist Affairs

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Works: 31 works in 92 publications in 1 language and 6,856 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources 
Roles: Other, Publisher
Classifications: D847, 909.82
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Most widely held works by Columbia University
The origins of the Cultural Revolution by Roderick MacFarquhar( Book )

18 editions published between 1974 and 1983 in English and held by 1,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the final volume in a trilogy that examines the politics, personalities, economics, culture, and international relations of China from the mid-1950s to the mid-1960s. It seeks to answer the central question: Why did Chairman Mao Zedong launch the Cultural Revolution (1966--76), which plunged China into chaos and almost destroyed its Communist Party? The Coming of the Cataclysm starts with the great famine of the early 1960s, which resulted in tens of millions of deaths and set in train a series of emergency measures that increasingly divided Mao from his comrades-in-arms. His anger that they were prepared to adopt "capitalist" methods to rescue the country was sharpened by his belief that Moscow had actually gone capitalist and sold out to the "imperialist" West. From 1961 to 1966, the period covered by this volume, the increasingly urgent question for Mao was how to prevent a similar revolutionary degeneration in China. The Cultural Revolution was his answer.Drawing upon new evidence from Party documents, personal interviews, books, and journals, MacFarquhar details the growing rift between Mao and his colleagues as they attempted to cope with domestic privation and an increasingly hostile international environment -- until the Chairman finally decided to smash the unity of the Yan'an Round Table by unleashing society against the party-state
Between two ages; America's role in the technetronic era by Zbigniew Brzezinski( Book )

15 editions published between 1970 and 1982 in English and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attempt to define the meaning--within a dynamic framework--of the emerging global political process focuses on changes brought about by the increasing use of technology, especially electronic technology. The book is divided into five major parts. The first deals with the impact of the scientific-technological revolution on world affairs in general. The second part examines how this revolution has affected the content, the style, and format of man's political outlook on his global reality, with particular reference to the changing role of ideology. In the third part, the relevance of the philosophy of communism to the problems of modernity is assessed. The fourth part focuses on the United States and seeks to define the thrust of change and the historical meaning of the current American transition. The fifth part outlines in very broad terms the general directions that America might take in order to make an effective response to the previously discussed foreign and domestic dilemmas. The system of education suggested in this section includes the wide-spread use of technologies such as television and computers to provide continuous educational opportunities spread throughout a lifetime, rather than the present educational system which concentrates education into one time span and one locality. (Jy)
Marxism in modern France by George Lichtheim( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Communists and their law; a search for the common core of the legal systems of the Marxian socialist states by John N Hazard( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1990 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The USSR arms the third world; case studies in Soviet foreign policy by Uri Ra'anan( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fulcrum of Asia; relations among China, India, Pakistan, and the USSR by Bhabani Sen Gupta( Book )

9 editions published between 1970 and 1988 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The origins of the Cultural Revolution by Roderick MacFarquhar( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diversity in international communism; a documentary record, 1961-1963 by Alexander Dallin( Book )

4 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Soviet bloc, unity and conflict by Zbigniew Brzezinski( Book )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1971 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dilemmas of change in Soviet politics by Zbigniew Brzezinski( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New communist civil codes of Czechoslovakia and Poland: a general appraisal by Aleksander W Rudzinski( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Socialist law and the International Encyclopedia by John N Hazard( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Communism and nationalism in India; M.N. Roy and Comintern policy, 1920-1939 by John Patrick Haithcox( Book )

2 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

M. N. Roy, the founder of the Communist Party of India, has been described by Robert C. North as ranking "with Lenin and Mao Tse-tung." This book, focusing on the career of Roy, traces the development of communism and nationalism in India from 1920 to 1939.Originally published in 1971.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
Notes on the relevance of Yugoslav self-management by Bogdan Denis Denitch( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Catholic-Communist "dialogue" by Kevin Devlin( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The coming of the cataclysm, 1961-1966 by Roderick MacFarquhar( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume begins with the great famine of the early 1960s which resulted in tens of millions of deaths, setting in train a series of emergency measures which increasingly divided Mao from his comrades-in-arms
Continuity and change since Ulbricht by Peter Christian Ludz( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tactics in the third world : contradictions and dangers by Uri Ra'anan( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sino-Soviet dispute and Asian communism by Donald S Zagoria( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S.-Soviet relations by Zbigniew Brzezinski( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The origins of the Cultural Revolution
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Columbia university New York, N.Y. Research institute on communist affairs

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Research Institute on Communist Affairs, Columbia University.

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Between two ages; America's role in the technetronic eraThe origins of the Cultural RevolutionThe coming of the cataclysm, 1961-1966