The Soviet Union In World Politics

The Soviet Union In World Politics

by Geoffrey Roberts
     
 

The Soviet Union in World Politics provides an introductory history of Soviet foreign policy and international relations from 1945 to the end of the Cold War and the break up of the USSR. The book summarizes historical and political controversies about Soviet foreign policy and brings the latest research to bear on these debates.
The Soviet Union in

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The Soviet Union in World Politics provides an introductory history of Soviet foreign policy and international relations from 1945 to the end of the Cold War and the break up of the USSR. The book summarizes historical and political controversies about Soviet foreign policy and brings the latest research to bear on these debates.
The Soviet Union in World Politics interprets the latest evidence available from the Soviet archives and includes
* summaries of the main events in Soviet Policy from 1917-1945
* a framework for student discussion of relevant issues
* guides to further reading and research
* exploration of the role of ideology in the Cold War
* discussion of Stalin's role in the formulation of policy.

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Booknews
Synthesizes the scholarly literature on the foreign policy of the Soviet Union from World War II until its demise. The chronological chapters discuss coexistence, revolution, and the cold war, 1945-56; coexistence, crisis, and schism: the Khrushchev era to 1964, the rise and fall of detente to 1985, and the shift from coexistence to collaboration: the Gorbachev revolution to 1991. They are supported with an introduction, conclusions, a chronology, biographical notes, and a slender glossary. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknew.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415144353
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/03/1998
Series:
Making of the Contemporary World Series
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
981,562
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.31(d)

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