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A. Preliminary Remarks (CT)

Socialism is a phenomenon of the Modern Age. It is seen as an action-oriented economic, social and political concept which seeks to combine theory with practice. With the rise of industrialization and the mass destitution (pauperism) that went with it, in the course of the…

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Kloft, Hans (Bremen RWG), “Socialism”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 18 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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