Communism (Systems of Government)

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  • Social Science - Politics & Government,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Communism,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • World - General,
  • Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism,
  • History,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Politics / Current Events

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The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages48
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Open LibraryOL8203545M
ISBN 100836858824
ISBN 109780836858822

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Communism, political and economic doctrine that aims to replace private property and a profit-based economy with public ownership and communal control of at least the major means of production (e.g., mines, mills, and factories) and the natural resources of a society.

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