1st Edition

From Failed Communism to Underdeveloped Capitalism Transformation of Eastern Europe, the Post-Soviet Union and China

By Adam Zwass Copyright 1995

    This text presents an analysis of the sources and general features of the current political and economic situation in the reforming countries of Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union and China.

    Chapter 1 From Semifeudal Russia through Soviet “Real Socialism” to the CIS and Real Capitalism; Chapter 2 The Collapse of Communism and the Uncertain Future of Post-Communism; Chapter 3 Developments in the Non-Russian Republics; Chapter 4 The Velvet Revolution and the Thorny Path Thereafter; Chapter 5 Prospects: Which Reform Country Has the Best Chances to Effect a Change in System?; Chapter 6 Soviet Communism Is Dead: In China It Survives with “Chinese Features”; epi Epilogue The West and the Revolution in the East, Robert Schediwy;


    Adam Zwass, Robert Schediwy