Cover: After October.

After October.

Published 1964

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A study of political trends in the Soviet Union and some satellite states since the Hungarian Revolution and the period of de-Stalinization. The paper describes the lessening of terroristic police state methods as well as its fluctuations, and seeks to explain such changes by concentrating on the political process itself rather than on a strict socio-economic framework.

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