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The Soviet Empire

Expansion and Detente (Critical Choices for Americans Vol. 9)

by William E. Griffith

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Published by Lexington Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages417
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7629360M
ISBN 100669004219
ISBN 109780669004212

Using recently declassified Politburo records, ciphered telegrams, diaries, and taped conversations, among other sources, Zubok offers the first work in English to cover the entire Cold War from the Soviet side. A Failed Empire provides a history quite different from those written by the Western victors. In a new preface for this edition, the.   ANALYSIS/OPINION: THREE DAYS IN MOSCOW: RONALD REAGAN AND THE FALL OF THE SOVIET EMPIRE. By Bret Baier, with Catherine Whitney. William Morrow, $, pages.

This book explores the motives that drove the Soviet Union in the Cold War, a global confrontation with the United States and its allies. The opening of archives in Russia and other countries of the onetime Communist bloc provides fascinating opportunities to write about the Soviet past.   Revolution The Fall of the Soviet Empire by Victor Sebestyen The book really comes into its own with the portraits of the corrupt and sinister gerontocracy of eastern Europe and its.

  Harvard professor Serhii Plokhy, discusses 'The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union.' The book, which won this year's Lionel Gelber Prize for non-fiction books on foreign affairs.   “The Collapse of the Soviet Military is a marvelous tombstone of a book. Set over the grave not only of the Soviet military, but of the Soviet empire, it is about much more than missiles and tanks. Here, the failure of a system of government is examined through a military prism, and it is high drama.”—Ralph Peters, Washington Monthly.


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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize One of the Best Books of the Year: The New York Times From the editor of The New Yorker: a riveting account of the collapse of the Soviet Union, which has become the standard book on the ’s Tomb combines the global vision of the best historical scholarship with the immediacy of eyewitness journalism.

Remnick takes us through the tumultuous year Cited by: The book concludes with reflections on the extraordinary disintegration of Lenin's utopia and the seemingly endless chaos left in its wake. Provocative, comprehensive, and majestic in scope, The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Empire is the definitive account of history's most turbulent by: This book, Revolution The Fall of the Soviet Empire by Victor Sebestyen was a very good introductory reader for anyone wanting to have an overview of the events in the various states.

A journalist who covered the events in Eastern was an amazing in the history of the Cold War/5. "After the Soviet Empire" published on 01 Jan by Brill. The book is a compilation of short stories (each chapter a dozen pages or so) about the author's first-hand experiences in the Gorbachev's Soviet Union.

From Baltic to Sakhalin and from coal miners to Gorbachev himself, from Stalin to Yeltsin and from Solzhenitsyn to Sakharov, the book paints the picture of the monolith's fall.5/5(5). David Remnick (born Octo ) is an American journalist, writer, and magazine editor.

He won a Pulitzer Prize in for his book Lenin s Tomb The Last Days of the Soviet Empire. Remnick has been editor of The New Yorker magazine since He was /5. 11 Insightful Books about the Soviet Union Worth Reading.

The history of the Soviet Union has long fascinated me- from the start of the empire when the peasants rose up against the establishment and Lenin’s Bolshevik Red Army stormed the winter gardens to the fall of the empire and the events that led up to its collapse.

Buy a cheap copy of The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Empire book by Brian Crozier. Many historians of the postwar period regard the American invasion of Grenada, a poor Caribbean island with a feckless Marxist government, as a misguided Free shipping over $Cited by:   "An instant classic, if not the finest book to date on Ronald Reagan.” — Jay Winik.

Moscow, 1, miles behind the Iron Curtain, Ronald Reagan stood for freedom and confronted the Soviet : HarperCollins Publishers.

From the author of Twelve Days: The Story of the Hungarian Revolution comes a revealing new account of the collapse of the Soviet Union’s European empire during months of largely peaceful revolution that profoundly changed the world.

At the start ofsix European nations were Soviet vassal states. By year’s end, they had all declared national independence, embarking on the road /5(4). Soviet Empire: The Turks of Central Asia and Stalinism by Caroe, Olaf and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   "Erik Scott's fascinating and groundbreaking study upends the conventional view that the Soviet Union's multiethnic empire possessed an ethnic Russian core, and reshapes how we understand national minorities in the USSR and the nature of the Soviet empire.

The book is meticulously researched and beautifully written, with rich details and Pages: Familiar Strangers The Georgian Diaspora and the Evolution of Soviet Empire Erik R. Scott. Argues that the Soviet Union was not a Russian-dominated empire, but was instead an empire of diasporas.

Based on research conducted in multiple languages, interviews, and previously untapped archival sources in Russia and Georgia.

The collapse of the Soviet Empire: a view from Riga User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Neimanis (economics, Niagara Univ.) here gives an eyewitness account of a recent turbulent period in Latvian history.

During the second half ofhe was in. Buy Down with Big Brother: Fall of the Soviet Empire by Dobbs, Michael (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(44). Carmack, an independent specialist in Soviet history, has a particular interest in the non-Slavic peoples of the U.S.S.R., a surprisingly neglected subject; although about a third of Soviet troops during the war were of non-Slavic origins.

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Get this from a library. The costs of the Soviet empire. [Charles Wolf, Jr.;] -- This study develops and applies a comprehensive framework for estimating all of the economic costs incurred by the Soviet Union in acquiring, maintaining, and expanding its empire.

The bulk of the. Complete summary of John B. Dunlop's The Rise of Russia and the Fall of the Soviet Empire. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Rise of Russia and the Fall of the Soviet.

Remnick discussed the research behind his book, Lenin’s Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire, published by Random the book, Mr. Remnick explores the mood and political events in.

His most recent book is The Bridge, a biography of Barack Obama. His previous book, King of the World, a biography of Muhammad Ali, was selected by Time as the top nonfiction book of the year. Lenin’s Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire won a Pulitzer Prize.

The Last Empire The Final Days of the Soviet Union Serhii Plokhy. Basic Books, New York,pages. Book Review published on: Novem The echoes of history resound in The Last Empire, in which Serhii Plokhy addresses the period associated with the fall of the iron curtain, the decline of the communist party, and the dissolution of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

For three days in Moscow ina thousand miles behind the Iron Curtain, Ronald Reagan stood for freedom and confronted the Soviet empire. In his acclaimed bestseller Three Days in January, Bret Baier illuminated the extraordinary leadership of President Dwight Eisenhower at the dawn of the Cold War.

Now in his highly anticipated new history, Three Days in Moscow, Baier explores the Author: Bret Baier.