In This Review

A Concise History of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
A Concise History of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
By John S. Reshetar, Jr
Praeger, 1960, 331 pp.

While not enjoying quite the literary merits or richness of Leonard Schapiro's recent book on the same subject (noted here July 1960), this is a very able and well-grounded treatment of the tangled and difficult history of the C.P.S.U.