Rethinking the Soviet Experience: Politics and History since 1917 / Edition 1

Rethinking the Soviet Experience: Politics and History since 1917 / Edition 1

by Stephen F. Cohen
     
 

In this wide-ranging and provocative book, Stephen F. Cohen cuts through Cold War stereotypes of the Soviet Union to arrive at fresh interpretations of that country's traumatic history and its present-day political realities.
Cohen's lucidly written, revisionist analysis reopens an array of major historical questions. As he probes Soviet history, society, and

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In this wide-ranging and provocative book, Stephen F. Cohen cuts through Cold War stereotypes of the Soviet Union to arrive at fresh interpretations of that country's traumatic history and its present-day political realities.
Cohen's lucidly written, revisionist analysis reopens an array of major historical questions. As he probes Soviet history, society, and politics, Cohen demonstrates how this country has remained stable during its long journey from revolution to conservatism. It the process, he suggests more enlightened approaches to American/Soviet relations. Based on the author's many years of study and research, including numerous visits to the USSR, this book is essential reading for anyone interested in the state of world affairs today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195040166
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/1986
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
1,037,389
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 5.38(h) x 0.48(d)
Lexile:
1600L (what's this?)

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