Know Your Enemy: The Rise and Fall of America's Soviet Experts

Know Your Enemy: The Rise and Fall of America's Soviet Experts

by David C. Engerman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199832477
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/01/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

David C. Engerman is the author of Modernization from the Other Shore, named a best book on Russia by Foreign Affairs. He is an Associate Professor of History at Brandeis University.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Knowing the Cold War Enemy

Part I: A Field in Formation

1. The Wartime Roots of Russian Studies Training
2. Social Science Serves the State in War and Cold War
3. Institution-Building on a National Scale

Part II: Growth and Dispersion

4. The Soviet Economy and the Measuring-Rod of Money
5. The Lost Opportunities of Slavic Literary Studies
6. Russian History as Past Politics
7. The Soviet Union as a Modern Society
8. Soviet Politics and the Dynamics of Totalitarianism

Part III: Crisis, Conflict, and Collapse

9. The Dual Crises of Russian Studies
10. Right Turn into Halls of Power
11. Left Turn in the Ivory Tower
12. Perestroika and the Collapse of Soviet Studies

Epilogue: Soviet Studies after the Soviet Union
Essay on Sources
Introduction: Knowing the Cold War Enemy
Part I: A Field in Formation
1. The Wartime Roots of Soviet Studies Training
2. Social Science Serves the State in War and Cold War
3. Institution-Building on a National Scale
Part II: Growth and Dispersion
4. The Soviet Economy and the Measuring-Rod of Money
5. The Lost Opportunities of Slavic Literary Studies
6. Russian History as Past Politics
7. The Soviet Union as a Modern Society
8. Soviet Politics and the Dynamics of Totalitarianism
Part III: Crisis, Conflict, and Collapse
9. The Dual Crises of Russian Studies
10. Right Turn into Halls of Power
11. Left Turn into the Ivory Tower
12. Perestroika and the Collapse of Soviet Studies
Essay on Sources

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