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How democracies perish, Jean-François Revel ; with the assistance of Branko Lazitch ; translated from the French by William Byron

Label
How democracies perish
Title
How democracies perish
Statement of responsibility
Jean-François Revel ; with the assistance of Branko Lazitch ; translated from the French by William Byron
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Revel, Jean-François
Index
index present
LC call number
HX518.S8
LC item number
R4713 1984
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Communist strategy
  • Communism
  • World politics
  • Democracy
  • Communism
  • Communist strategy
  • Democracy
  • Diplomatic relations
  • World politics
  • Soviet Union
  • Soviet Union
Label
How democracies perish, Jean-François Revel ; with the assistance of Branko Lazitch ; translated from the French by William Byron
Link
https://archive.org/details/howdemocraciespe00reve
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of: Comment les démocraties finissent
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: How democracy faces its enemy. The end of an accident ; A willing victim ; Tocqueville's mistake ; Survival of the least fit ; The fear of knowing -- Part 2: The reality of communist expansion. After Poland : an autopsy ; The territorial imperative ; The unilateral arms race ; Persuasion by force -- Part 3: The tools of communist expansion. Global strategy and active vigilance ; Long-range vision and hindsight ; Attack, always attack ; Playing hot and cold ; Dividing the west ; The "struggle for peace" ; Ideological warfare and disinformation ; Piracy and perversion -- Part 4: The mentality of democratic defeat. The fault lines ; Where cowardice began : the Berlin Wall ; The phony "Cold War" ; On the inventor of détente ; Yalta : the myth of where it all began ; Miracle in Moscow : the comedy of succession ; The double standard ; The two kinds of memory ; The democracies versus democracy -- Conclusion : Neither war nor slavery
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed. in the United States of America.
Extent
vi, 376 pages
Isbn
9780385191203
Lccn
84004203
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10558024
  • (OCoLC)ocm10558024
Label
How democracies perish, Jean-François Revel ; with the assistance of Branko Lazitch ; translated from the French by William Byron
Link
https://archive.org/details/howdemocraciespe00reve
Publication
Note
Translation of: Comment les démocraties finissent
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: How democracy faces its enemy. The end of an accident ; A willing victim ; Tocqueville's mistake ; Survival of the least fit ; The fear of knowing -- Part 2: The reality of communist expansion. After Poland : an autopsy ; The territorial imperative ; The unilateral arms race ; Persuasion by force -- Part 3: The tools of communist expansion. Global strategy and active vigilance ; Long-range vision and hindsight ; Attack, always attack ; Playing hot and cold ; Dividing the west ; The "struggle for peace" ; Ideological warfare and disinformation ; Piracy and perversion -- Part 4: The mentality of democratic defeat. The fault lines ; Where cowardice began : the Berlin Wall ; The phony "Cold War" ; On the inventor of détente ; Yalta : the myth of where it all began ; Miracle in Moscow : the comedy of succession ; The double standard ; The two kinds of memory ; The democracies versus democracy -- Conclusion : Neither war nor slavery
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed. in the United States of America.
Extent
vi, 376 pages
Isbn
9780385191203
Lccn
84004203
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10558024
  • (OCoLC)ocm10558024

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