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Descriptor English: Communism
Descriptor Spanish: Comunismo
Descriptor Portuguese: Comunismo
Descriptor French: Communisme
Entry term(s): Leninism
Marxism
Tree number(s): I01.696.232
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003148
Scope note: A totalitarian system of government in which a single authoritarian party controls state-owned means of production with the professed aim of establishing a classless society.
Annotation: specify geog if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
HI history
SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends
DeCS ID: 3179
Unique ID: D003148
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Communism - Preferred
Concept UI M0004882
Scope note A totalitarian system of government in which a single authoritarian party controls state-owned means of production with the professed aim of establishing a classless society.
Preferred term Communism
Entry term(s) Marxism
Leninism - Narrower
Concept UI M0004883
Preferred term Leninism



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