Soviet Colossus: History and Aftermath / Edition 5

Soviet Colossus: History and Aftermath / Edition 5

by Taylor and Francis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0765603969

ISBN-13: 9780765603968

Pub. Date: 03/20/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This new edition of a best-selling history of twentieth-century Russia has been expanded to tell the story of the Soviet aftermath.  See more details below

Overview

This new edition of a best-selling history of twentieth-century Russia has been expanded to tell the story of the Soviet aftermath.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765603968
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/20/2001
Edition description:
5TH
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.23(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Fifth Edition
Pt. IThe Fundamentals of Russian History
1Prologue3
2The Autocratic State8
3The Nineteenth-Century Crisis19
4The People26
5The Intelligentsia: Strangers in a Strange Land32
Pt. IIThe End of the Old Order
6Capitalism Comes to Russia47
7The Revolutionaries Regroup54
8The Final Years and Last Stand71
Pt. IIILenin's Russia
91917: Russia's Two Revolutions87
10Into the Fire: The Civil War108
11New Policies and New Problems135
Pt. IVSteeling the Revolution
12Bolshevism Without Lenin165
13The Revolution From Above188
14Trial by Fire: The Great Patriotic War226
15Stalin's September Songs241
Pt. VThe Socialist Superpower
16Khrushchev: Reforming the Revolution261
17The Brezhnev Era: The Graying of the Revolution289
Pt. VIFailed Communism and Flawed Capitalism
18Gorbachev: From Restructuring to Deconstruction333
19The Russian Devolution385
Chronology421
Selected Readings433
Index439
About the Author466

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