Phoenix: The War that Never Was: The Fall of the Soviet Empire 1985 - 1991

Phoenix: The War that Never Was: The Fall of the Soviet Empire 1985 - 1991

by David Pryce-Jones
     
 

The author of The Closed Circle, the bestselling account of Arab society and politics, relates the fall of the Soviet empire as experienced from the inside. Based on firsthand accounts from party leaders, decision-makers, and first secretaries of the republics and satellites, this dramatic narrative examines why the crumbling of Communism occurred so

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The author of The Closed Circle, the bestselling account of Arab society and politics, relates the fall of the Soviet empire as experienced from the inside. Based on firsthand accounts from party leaders, decision-makers, and first secretaries of the republics and satellites, this dramatic narrative examines why the crumbling of Communism occurred so peacefully, how much was accidental and how much planned, and what Gorbachev's motivations might have been. ".fabulous, absolutely indispensable."—Literary Review.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781842125168
Publisher:
Phoenix Press, WC2
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Series:
Phoenix Press Series
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.22(w) x 9.16(h) x 1.35(d)

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