Russia since 1980

Russia since 1980

by Steven Rosefielde, Stefan Hedlund
     
 

Russia Since 1980 recounts the epochal political, economic, and social changes that destroyed the Soviet Union, ushering in a perplexing new order.See more details below

Overview

Russia Since 1980 recounts the epochal political, economic, and social changes that destroyed the Soviet Union, ushering in a perplexing new order.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521613842
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/17/2008
Series:
World Since 1980 Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Russia Before 1980: 1. Muscovy and the West; 2. Reform communism; Part II. Gorbachev: 3. Pandora's box; 4. Blindman's bluff; 5. Squalid superpower; Part III. Yeltsin: 6. Demolition and system building; 7. Crisis management; Part IV. Putin: 8. Authoritarian reconsolidation; 9. Heritage and neglect; Part V. Advance and Retreat: 10. Semblance of democracy; 11. Social change and adaptation; 12. International relations; Part VI. Prospects: 13. Sustainable growth; 14. Russia in the Chinese looking glass; Glossary.

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