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The Solitude of Collectivism: Provocations of the Modern David A. Kideckel

The Solitude of Collectivism: Provocations of the Modern

David A. Kideckel

Published June 1st 1993
ISBN : 9780801480256
Paperback
255 pages
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One of the most profound contradictions experienced in many socialist countries is that a system designed to create people motivated by the needs of society has in fact produced individuals driven by self-interest, distrust, and apathy. The SolitudeMoreOne of the most profound contradictions experienced in many socialist countries is that a system designed to create people motivated by the needs of society has in fact produced individuals driven by self-interest, distrust, and apathy. The Solitude of Collectivism offers a fascinating portrait of the transformation of Romanian village life through the four decades of socialist rule and during the first uncertain days after the revolution of 1989.