Collection UAL - World Communism in the 20th Century

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World Communism in the 20th Century

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a collection of pamphlets, accompanied by a numbered, quasi-alphabetical listing

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Approx. 1,000 pamphlets

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Pamphlets cover a wide range of important topics in the world communism, including the Sino-Soviet dispute. Includes a large number of pamphlets from the British Communist Party and its allies, and pamphlets printed in Albania.

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      The World Communism in the 20th Century collection is housed at the University of Alberta Library's Research and Collections Resource Facility (RCRF). It is available to students, staff, and the general public for use at a supervised reading room at RCRF or Bruce Peel Special Collections. To request items from this collection please use the links in the catalogue record.

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      Approximately 600 of the pamphlets have been scanned by the University of Alberta Libraries and can be freely accessed in the Internet Archive at

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      Publishers vary.
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      OCLC numbers, as of 2015-2016, have been included for many items. Note that these numbers may be subject to change, and may not reflect later OCLC organization.

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      Items are organized by location of publishing, rather than nationality of publisher. Items published by the Cuban embassy in London, for example, lie under the 'U.K.' series.

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