Vladimir Tismaneanu. The Devil in History

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Contents

Prologue. Totalitarian Dictators and Ideological Hubris

CHAPTER 1. Utopian Radicalism and Dehumanization

CHAPTER 3. Lenin’s Century. Bolshevism, Marxism, and the Russian Tradition

CHAPTER 4. Dialectics of Disenchantment. Marxism and Ideological Decay in Leninist Regimes

CHAPTER 5. Ideology, Utopia, and Truth. Lessons from Eastern Europe

CHAPTER 6. Malaise and Resentment. Threats to Democracy in Post-Communist Societies

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