HUDU

How Sov Union Disappeared - PB


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Dezember 1998

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Argues that the collapse of the Soviet Union was the result of an attempt by Gorbachev to concentrate political power, and that the breakdown of the economy was a consequence not a cause of his reforms.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Contents
Foreword
Prologue
The First Soviet Generation
Horizontal Disintegration: the Center-Periphery Conflict
Vertical Disintegration: The KGB-Miltary Contest
The Miracle of German Unification
Conceptual Revisions
Despotism and the Modern State
"Suraska's essays stands out as a towering example of clear thinking based on the firm foundations of solid historical knowledge and creative theoretical interpretation." -- from the foreword by John Lowenhardt, University of Glasgow

Portrait

Wisla Suraska is visiting Fellow at the Robert Schuman Center, European University, Florence and senior researcher at the Adam Smith Research Center, Warsaw.

Pressestimmen

"Wisla Suraska, a Polish academic, makes some very clear assessments of Gorbachev's reasons for acting as he did in his fateful years of power...one of the most interesting contributions to a story which is not yet complete."---Morning Star
EAN: 9780822321248
ISBN: 0822321246
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DUKE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 1998
Seitenanzahl: 200 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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