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The Resource The decline and fall of the Soviet Empire : forty years that shook the world, from Stalin to Yeltsin, Fred Coleman

The decline and fall of the Soviet Empire : forty years that shook the world, from Stalin to Yeltsin, Fred Coleman

Label
The decline and fall of the Soviet Empire : forty years that shook the world, from Stalin to Yeltsin
Title
The decline and fall of the Soviet Empire
Title remainder
forty years that shook the world, from Stalin to Yeltsin
Statement of responsibility
Fred Coleman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
947.085
Index
index present
LC call number
DK274
LC item number
.C58 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The decline and fall of the Soviet Empire : forty years that shook the world, from Stalin to Yeltsin, Fred Coleman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 431-444) and index
Contents
Pt.I. Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev (1953-1964) : The October surprise -- Stalin's legacy -- The permanent power struggle -- Pt.II. Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev (1964-1982) : All that jazz -- Comrades -- Dissent comes out of the closet -- Economic madness -- The Soviet threat: the world's largest standing army -- The KGB: a veto on Russia's future -- Détente as a one-way street -- Pt.III. Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev (1985-1991) : Reform from the top down: Perestroika (1985-88) -- Reform from the bottom up: Democratization (1989-90) -- From reform to rebellion: nationalism -- Foreign surprises: détente as a two-way street -- Countdown to a coup (1990-91) -- The death of communism -- Pt.IV. Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin (1991-1995) : The battle for Russia's soul (1992-93) -- The waiting game (1994-95) -- What is to be done?
Control code
ocm34077992
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 459 p.
Isbn
9780312143121
Lccn
96001658
Label
The decline and fall of the Soviet Empire : forty years that shook the world, from Stalin to Yeltsin, Fred Coleman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 431-444) and index
Contents
Pt.I. Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev (1953-1964) : The October surprise -- Stalin's legacy -- The permanent power struggle -- Pt.II. Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev (1964-1982) : All that jazz -- Comrades -- Dissent comes out of the closet -- Economic madness -- The Soviet threat: the world's largest standing army -- The KGB: a veto on Russia's future -- Détente as a one-way street -- Pt.III. Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev (1985-1991) : Reform from the top down: Perestroika (1985-88) -- Reform from the bottom up: Democratization (1989-90) -- From reform to rebellion: nationalism -- Foreign surprises: détente as a two-way street -- Countdown to a coup (1990-91) -- The death of communism -- Pt.IV. Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin (1991-1995) : The battle for Russia's soul (1992-93) -- The waiting game (1994-95) -- What is to be done?
Control code
ocm34077992
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 459 p.
Isbn
9780312143121
Lccn
96001658

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