10 edition of The rise and fall of the "Soviet threat" found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Contributions||Institute for Policy Studies.|
|LC Classifications||E183.8.R9 W67|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||94 p. :|
|Number of Pages||94|
|LC Control Number||79091950|
The economic dimension is at the very heart of the Russian story in the twentieth century. Economic issues were the cornerstone of soviet ideology and the soviet system, and economic issues brought the whole system crashing down in This book is a record of what happened, and it is also an analysis of the failure of Soviet economics as a concept. Through sources and documents, The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union by Richard Sakwa places the Soviet experience in historical and comparative context. The author introduces each source in this volume fully and provides commentary and eye-witness accounts, official documents and new materials which have just come to light, Richard Sakwa gives an historical overview of the 5/5(1).
The history of the Soviet Union from through spans the period from Leonid Brezhnev's death and funeral until the dissolution of the Soviet to the years of Soviet military buildup at the expense of domestic development, economic growth stagnated. Failed attempts at reform, a standstill economy, and the success of the United States against the Soviet Union's forces in the war. Know Your Enemy The Rise and Fall of America's Soviet Experts David C. Engerman. First historical account of Soviet Studies; Based on well over collections in more than 30 archives and many once-classified documents from US and Soviet agencies; Involves 80 oral histories, including Madeleine Albright and Zbigniew Brzezinski, and Richard Perle.
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The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Threat [Wolfe, Alan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Rise and Fall of the Soviet ThreatAuthor: Alan Wolfe. This book is now dated as it describes the Soviet army but still has relevance today particularly in cutting through the hype surrounding military technology and in letting the reader understand just how modern Russian forces operate and how Western military procurement is based on a Cited by: The dissolution of the Soviet Union or collapse of the Soviet Union was the process of internal disintegration within the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR, also referred to as the Soviet Union), which began in the second half of the s with growing unrest in the various national republics and ended on 26 Decemberwhen the Location: Soviet Union.
Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Threat by Alan Wolfe,South End Press edition, in EnglishCited by: The rise and fall of the Soviet threat: domestic sources of the Cold War consensus by Wolfe, Alan, Pages: A second, related occurrence is interservice military rivalry; whenever one service branch sees its share of the military budget shrinking, the Soviet threat is hyped--whether on land or in the air depends on which branch is complaining.
The result is an effort to expand the whole military budget. Rise and fall of the Soviet Union. likes. An education innovation project by Het 4e Gymnasium and creative agency THEY Amsterdam: interactive history class through Facebook.
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He wrote, ‘If it is no longer fashionable to emphasize that “we are all socialists now”, this is so merely because the fact is too obvious. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: 1.
The domestic basis of the Soviet threat Three peaks of hostility The center cannot hold The presidency and its enemies The politics of inter-service rivalries Foreign policy coalitions and the Soviet threat Part of a lecture series given on board the Windstar Cruises yachts, Star Pride and Wind Surf, in the summer of For more information, visit The inefficient Soviet economy could not keep up and the Soviet leaders had to divert an increasing share of production to military spending.
This eventually lead to the collapse of the Soviet Economy. This book discusses the rise and the fall of communism and the reasons for them by: Complete summary of John B. Dunlop's The Rise of Russia and the Fall of the Soviet Empire.
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When the Soviet Union unraveled, so did the last vestiges of the notion that Communism was a viable means of organizing society. It did not deliver, to say the least, on its promise of justice and equality in contrast to the suffering that capitalism supposedly caused.
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Sovietology arose out of world war and Cold War, but Engerman demonstrates that rather than simply ideologically driven, this scholarly field contained a variety of voices that contested Pages: The End of the Beginning: Lessons of the Soviet Collapse acknowledges what too few in the socialist movement today are willing to confront: that an understanding of socialism is impossible without a critical look into the rise and fall of the Soviet Union.
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Including first-person accounts, anecdotes, illustrations and diagrams to illustrate key concepts, McCauley provides a seminal history of. Assessing the Soviet Threat: The Early Cold War Years The Office of Public Affairs (OPA) is the single point of contact for all inquiries about the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
We read every letter, fax, or e-mail we receive, and we will convey your comments to CIA officials outside OPA as appropriate. However, with limited staff and.The major question in this area is whether the Soviet Union is a threat to the United States or whether it lacks both the will and the capacity to challenge America.
To find answers to this question, an analysis of the military and naval strength of the two great powers is important. who directed the project and edited this book.
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