The Soviet Elite from Lenin to Gorbachev: The Central Committee and Its Members, 1917-1991

The Soviet Elite from Lenin to Gorbachev: The Central Committee and Its Members, 1917-1991

by Evan Mawdsley, Stephen White
     
 

This ground-breaking book examines the Soviet ruling elite over the entire period of Communist rule. It serves as a collective biography of nearly two thousand people who served on the Communist Party's Central Committee from 1917 to 1991. The book is based on archival research, only available after the collapse of communism, and extensive interviews with former

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Overview

This ground-breaking book examines the Soviet ruling elite over the entire period of Communist rule. It serves as a collective biography of nearly two thousand people who served on the Communist Party's Central Committee from 1917 to 1991. The book is based on archival research, only available after the collapse of communism, and extensive interviews with former Central Committee members.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198297383
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
05/25/2000
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Evan Mawdsley is Professor of International History, University of Glasgow.

Stephen White is Professor of Politics, University of Glasgow.

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