By David Childs

This e-book, first released in 1980, offers either a wide assessment and special research of the key concerns that have been affecting the altering kin among Moscow and the opposite eu Communist events. In discussing the Spanish, Italian, French and Scandinavian communist events the person individuals reveal the weaknesses in addition to the strengths of the events, and examine the ideological and sociological roots. This name should be of curiosity to scholars of politics.

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Many of the Western parties are still involved with the USSR financially. The British party, for instance, exports a considerable number of its publications to Eastern Europe and it is doubtful whether many of them would survive without such external support, which includes advertising in them as well. This must be a consideration for a party which is in financial difficulties. As Clarke and Hine point out below, it is still a consideration for the powerful PCI. The holiday visits to the Soviet bloc are also still part of Communist party life.

The French anti-Communist authority Annie Kriegel); that Eurocommunists must ‘prove that they really distrust and detest despotism’ by breaking with the Soviet Union and international Communism, and getting rid of the Leninist party (loyalty tests also proposed by Neil Mclnnes, Raymond Aron, George Urban and David Owen, the former British Foreign Secretary). Georgetown University has provided a base for a number of other ideological initiatives in addition to those already discussed. The Director of the University’s International Labor Program, Roy Godson, and Stephen Haseler, known in Britain for his attacks on the alleged growth of Marxist influence in the Labour Party, collaborated there on a book entitled ‘Eurocommunism’: Implications for East and West (1978).

75. 23. Maurice Edelman, H o w R u ssia P r e p a r e d (London, 1942) p. 22. Edelman was a Labour MP after 1945. 24. Hugh Thomas, T h e S p a n ish C iv il W a r (London, 1965), p. 133. 25. Carrillo, ‘E u r o c o m m u n is m ’ a n d th e S ta te , p. 120. 26. , p. 117. 27. Wolfgang Leonhard, E u r o c o m m u n is m H e r a u s fo r d e r u n g f ü r O s t u n d W e st (Munich, 1978), pp. 54-5. 28. See details in David Childs, B rita in S in c e 1 9 4 5 (London, 1979). 29. Starobin, A m e r ic a n C o m m u n is m , p.

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