The fallacies of state capitalism

Ernest Mandel and Chris Harman debate the USSR. by Ernest Mandel

Publisher: Socialist Outlook in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 125 Downloads: 276
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  • Capitalism -- Soviet Union -- History.,
  • Soviet Union -- Economic policy -- 1986-1991.,
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991.

Edition Notes

ContributionsHarman, Chris., Socialist Outlook.
The Physical Object
Pagination125 p. ;
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22037092M
ISBN 101872242014

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