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hammer and tickle a history of communism told through - they used jokes as a coded way of speaking the truth hammer and tickle takes us on a unique journey through the communist era 1917 1989 and tells its real history through subversive jokes and joke tellers many of whom ended up in the gulags, hammer tickle a history of communism told through - not to be confused with hammer and tickle clandestine laughter in the soviet empire by petr beckmann published in 1980 which is the book i was after when i accidentally bought this one lewis s 2008 book tells the history of jokes told in european communist countries through the decades, book review hammer and tickle a history of communism - hammer and tickle a history of communism told through communist jokes by ben lewis weidenfeld 368pp 14 99 a history of communism told through communist jokes by ben lewis weidenfeld, amazon com customer reviews hammer and tickle a history - like other reviewers i bought this volume looking for an anthology of communist jokes instead it is a history of humor in the communist world or perhaps a history of communism seen through the prism of its humor other reviewers have noted that the book weaves together several rather incongruous threads, hammer and tickle a history of communism told through - hammer and tickle a history of communism told through communist jokes by ben lewis starting at 1 99 hammer and tickle a history of communism told through communist jokes has 2 available editions to buy at alibris, hammer and tickle a history of communism told through - communist jokes are the strangest funniest most enchanting and meaningful legacy of communism the 80 years of political experimentation in russia and eastern europe this text takes us on a unique journey through the communist era 1917 1989 and tells its history through subversive jokes and joke tellers, hammer and tickle a history of communism told through - a history of communism told through communist jokes hammer and tickle ben lewis phoenix des milliers de livres avec la livraison chez vous en 1 jour ou en magasin avec 5 de r duction, hammer and tickle a history of communism told through - the subtitle to this book is a history of communism told through communist jokes this suggests to this reader at least that the ratio of jokes to narrative should be higher than it actually is a subtitle of a history of communism and an analysis of its humour would have been more accurate and would have earned the book an extra star, was it jokes that defeated communism telegraph - noel malcolm reviews hammer tickle a history of communism told through communist jokes by ben lewis poor mr gorbachev every time he met ronald reagan at a summit he was subjected by the, hammer and tickle stephen jones a blog - what a great title adopted by several works on communist humour just as broken down by age and sex is popular among statisticians ben lewis s hammer and tickle a history of communism told through communist jokes has many fine jokes like this p 214, hammer tickle wordreference forums - tickle and sickle sound very much like each other thus a book about the history of communism as told through communist jokes is a book full of things that tickled the people of the hammer and sickle the title hammer and tickle is therefore a very intentional play on words, romania bibliography hammer and tickle - a daringly fresh and original history of communism as told through subversive jokes communist jokes are the strangest funniest most enchanting and meaningful legacy of the eighty years of political experimentation in russia and eastern europe known as communism, pdf free read hammer and tickle by ben lewis - about a month ago i ran across a review of ben lewis s hammer tickle the history of communism told through communist jokes and had our interlibrary loan department find me a copy to read in this book lewis attempts to argue that communist jokes had a role in the end of communism