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20-Pelley_421-437.pdf.jpg2019From Class to Culture: Reconfigurations of Vietnamese Communism (1925-2015)Pelley, Patricia
19-Lu_401-420.pdf.jpg2019Ideology and Discourse: Rhetorical Construction of Mao Zedong’s ‘New Communist Person’ (1949-1976)Lu, Xing
18-Fengyuan_381-399.pdf.jpg2019The Power of Words: Labels and their Consequences in Mao’s China (1949-1976)Ji, Fenguyan
17-Wu_359-379.pdf.jpg2019'Continuity, Adaptation, and Challenge': The Chinese Communist ideology and policy on minzu (1922-2013)Wu, Guo
16-Fermandois_339-357.pdf.jpg2019The Rise of the Union between Theory and Praxis: Chilean Communism in the Cold War (1934-1990)Fermandois, Joaqìn
15-Coronel_315-337.pdf.jpg2019The Ecuadorian Left during Global Crisis: Republican Democracy, Class Struggle and State Formation (1919-1946)Coronel, Valeria
14-Leto_293-311.pdf.jpg2019Brotherhood and Unity: Language and Language Politics in the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (1945-1991)Leto, Maria Rita
13-Cermak_279-291.pdf.jpg2019Language of the Communist Totality in Czechoslovakia: Influence on Our Awareness and its Projection into Reality (1952-2010)Čermák, František
11-Morar-Vulcu_261-278.pdf.jpg2019Unreliable Allies: the Peasants in the Romanian Early Communist Discourse (1948-1965)Morar-Vulcu, Călin
10-Delli Castelli_239-260.pdf.jpg2019The Language Beyond the Wall: On the Sovietisation of the German Language in the ‘ex-DDR’ (1945-1989)Delli Castelli, Barbara
09-Petrov_221-237.pdf.jpg2019Tautology as the Highest Form of Ideology: Reflections on Stalinist Discourse (1930-1953)Petrov, Petre
12-Mannari_181-218.pdf.jpg2019Rebellious Walls: Graffiti in Italy during the Cold War (1948-1955)" in: "Words of Power, the Power of Words. The Twentieth-Century Communist Discourse in International PerspectiveMannari, Enrico
08-Mariuzzo_157-179.pdf.jpg2019Cold-War Iconographic Battles: The Italian Communist Party and Italian Anti-Communism (1945-1956)Mariuzzo, Andrea
07-Cheles_115-155.pdf.jpg2019The Faces of Militancy: Palmiro Togliatti’s Propaganda Portraits (1948-1964)Cheles, Luciano
06-Colozza_93-111.pdf.jpg2019The Italian Communist Party and the Birth of il manifesto: Languages and Cultures of a Conflict (1966-1970)Colozza, Roberto
05-Samarani-Graziani_75-92.pdf.jpg2019Socialism and Revisionism: the Power of Words in the Ideological Controversy between the Italian Communist Party and the Chinese Communist Party (Late 1950s-Early 1960s)Samarani, Guido ; Graziani, Sofia
04-Tonelli_57-74.pdf.jpg2019Grammar and Historical Materialism: Linguistic Education in Italian Communist Party Schools (1947-1977)Tonelli, Anna
03-Andreucci_27-56.pdf.jpg2019The Languages of the Italian Communists: Some Descriptive Remarks (1921-1964)Andreucci, Franco
02-Bassi_3-25.pdf.jpg2019Discipline and Organisation: Performativity and Revolutionary Semantics in Gramsci’s and Togliatti’s Texts (1916-1928)Bassi, Giulia 
01-Bassi_IX-XXI.pdf.jpg2019Introduction – Why Should the Linguistic Turn Be Taken?Bassi, Giulia 
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This volume proposes a collection of nineteen essays on the history of international communism during the twentieth century. The first part is dedicated to the Italian Communist Party, the most important communist party in Western Europe. The book then moves on to an analysis of the parties of Eastern Europe, for example in the Soviet Union, East Germany, Romania, Czechoslovakia, and Yugoslavia. Finally, the analysis goes beyond the European boundaries, focusing on communism in Latin America, with Chilean communism and the Ecuadorian Left, and in Eastern Asia, with the Vietnamese and the Chinese Communist parties. The book offers a global and interdisciplinary approach, merging the analysis of political-cultural processes with the study of political discourse and language, textual or iconic, thanks to studies by historians, linguists, philosophers, and historians of language.

Giulia Bassi, with a PhD in Contemporary History from the University of Trieste with a co-tutorship agreement with the University of Reading, is currently a research fellow in Contemporary History at the University of Eastern Piedmont and Adjunct Professor at the University of Parma. Her research focuses on the history of political thought, and particularly on the Italian Communist Party and the Italian Left, and on the history of twentieth-century Marxist historiography.