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The rise and fall of the "Soviet threat"

domestic sources of the cold war consensus

by Alan Wolfe

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Published by Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union,
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989,
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1991

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementAlan Wolfe.
      ContributionsInstitute for Policy Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE183.8.R9 W67
      The Physical Object
      Pagination94 p. :
      Number of Pages94
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4437414M
      ISBN 100897580192
      LC Control Number79091950

      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.

      James Verini’s new book, They Will Have to Die Now: Mosul and the Fall of the Caliphate, is a painful, moving, and necessary tells the story of the climactic battle in the fight against.   Twenty-five years after the fall of the Soviet Union, the West still faces a menacing threat from the Kremlin. It is now driven by kleptocracy rather than communist ideology.


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