The Shadow of War: Russia and the USSR, 1941 to the present / Edition 1

The Shadow of War: Russia and the USSR, 1941 to the present / Edition 1

by Stephen Lovell
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405169583

ISBN-13: 9781405169585

Pub. Date: 09/14/2010

Publisher: Wiley

Taking the achievements, ambiguities, and legacies of World War II as a point of departure, The Shadow of War: The Soviet Union and Russia, 1941 to the Present offers a fresh new approach to modern Soviet and Russian history.

  • Presents one of the only histories of the Soviet Union and Russia that begins with World War II and goes beyond the Soviet

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Overview

Taking the achievements, ambiguities, and legacies of World War II as a point of departure, The Shadow of War: The Soviet Union and Russia, 1941 to the Present offers a fresh new approach to modern Soviet and Russian history.

  • Presents one of the only histories of the Soviet Union and Russia that begins with World War II and goes beyond the Soviet collapse through to the early twenty-first century
  • Innovative thematic arrangement and approach allows for insights that are missed in chronological histories
  • Draws on a wide range of sources and the very latest research on post-Soviet history, a rapidly developing field
  • Supported by further reading, bibliography, maps and illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405169585
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/14/2010
Series:
Blackwell History of Russia Series, #2
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations vi

Series Editor's Preface viii

Acknowledgments xi

Maps xiii

1 Introduction: World War II and the Remaking of the Soviet Union 1

2 Reform, Reaction, Revolution 20

3 From Plan to Market 67

4 Structures of Society 109

5 Public and Private 138

6 Center and Periphery 176

7 National Questions 205

8 Geopolitical Imperatives 248

9 From Isolationism to Globalization 287

10 Conclusion: The Second Russian Revolution? 314

Notes 320

Guide to Further Reading 355

Index 361

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