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Comparative Socialist Systems: Essays on Politics and Economics

Comparative Socialist Systems: Essays on Politics and Economics

Edited by Carmelo Mesa-Lago and Carl Beck

University of Pittsburgh Center for International Studies, 1975, 441 pp.

A book exasperating in its lack of focus and uneven in its contributions which nevertheless can claim to be a landmark in current scholarly efforts to establish a basis for the comparative study of communism.