The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union / Edition 1

The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union / Edition 1

by Richard Sakwa
     
 

Through sources and documents, The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union by Richard Sakwa places the Soviet experience in historical and comparative context. The author introduces each source in this volume fully and provides commentary and analysis.
Using eye-witness accounts, official documents and new materials which have just come to light, Richard Sakwa

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Through sources and documents, The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union by Richard Sakwa places the Soviet experience in historical and comparative context. The author introduces each source in this volume fully and provides commentary and analysis.
Using eye-witness accounts, official documents and new materials which have just come to light, Richard Sakwa gives an historical overview of the Soviet Union from the revolution of 1906 to the fall of the regime.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415122900
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/17/1999
Series:
Routledge Sources in History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
1,102,696
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Series editor's preface
Glossary
Acknowledgements
Introduction
1The Rise of Bolshevism1
21917: From Revolution to Revolution32
3The Birth of the Soviet State, 1917-192174
4The Paths Diverge, 1921-1929127
5Building Socialism, 1929-1939176
6The Road to Berlin, 1939-1945234
7The Cold Peace, 1945-1953289
8Khrushchev and Reform, 1953-1964313
9Brezhnev and Stagnation, 1964-1985351
10Crisis and Fall of the Soviet System, 1985-1991423
Further Reading497
Bibliography499
Index505

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