1. Research Library

        The Rise and Fall of Communism

        Archie Brown

        Ecco Books 2009

        ISBN 9780061138799

      1. The definitive history of Communism—its ideology, theoretical framework, development in various nations and the ultimate collapse of the Eastern bloc regimes and the USSR—by one of the foremost political historians working on Communism today. This impressive book is the culmination of forty years of research on the subject. See in particular part 5 Interpreting the Fall of Communism, which covers the mid-1980s till today.