|LC Classifications||DK66 .D3 1951a|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||218|
|LC Control Number||51008462|
[A Failed Empire] draw[s] on abundant new primary sources to refine our understanding of the Cold War, turning it from a melodrama into a nuanced tragedy Rich in new information and fresh interpretation. Zubok reveals the full extent of Stalin's brutal post-World War II suppression of the Soviet PeopleWashington Post Book WorldCited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dallin, David J., New Soviet empire. New Haven, Yale University Press, (OCoLC) About this Item: The World Affairs Book Club, Condition: Fair. First Edition. Hardcover. "8vo. In this book a leading world authority examines the new Soviet empire that has arisen as the result of the historic victory of the Secon World War. Download the eBook A Failed Empire: The Soviet Union in the Cold War from Stalin to Gorbachev (The New Cold War History) in PDF or EPUB format and read it directly on your mobile phone, computer or any device.
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 of , six European nations were Soviet vassal states. By year’s end, they had all declared national independence, /5(4). The ninth book (all but one published by Yale) in a survey, immense in scope and frighteningly prophetic in conclusions, which Professor Dallin has written in his effort to inform students and laymen of the facts behind the facade of Soviet Russia. He explores the vast reaches of the new economic empire, the manipulation of currency, of exchanges with satellite and colonial . From Stalin’s inner circle to Soviet dinner menus, the small nation of Georgia had a remarkable influence on the politics and culture of the USSR. Erik Scott, author of Familiar Strangers: The Georgian Diaspora and the Evolution of Soviet Empire (Oxford University Press, ), traces how Georgians came to occupy. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Three Days in Moscow: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of the Soviet Empire, Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower's Final Mission, and Special Heart: A Journey of Faith, Hope, Courage and Love. He lives with his family in Washington, : HarperCollins Publishers.
Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire User Review - Book Verdict. New Yorker editor Remnick was Moscow correspondent for the Washington Post during the time Mikhail Gorbachev and Boris Yeltsin were in power. Eloquent, with personal stories and solid reporting, this book frames the end of the Soviet Union. (LJ 6/15/93) Read full review4/5(12). In his chilling new book, “Midnight in Chernobyl,” the journalist Adam Higginbotham shows how an almost fanatical compulsion for secrecy among the Soviet Union’s governing elite was part of. A Failed Empire: The Soviet Union in the Cold War from Stalin to Gorbachev (The New Cold War History) Vladislav M. Zubok. This book features the Cold War from the Soviet side. In this widely praised book, Vladislav Zubok argues that Western interpretations of the Cold War have erred by exaggerating either the Kremlins pragmatism or its. The Soviet Union was a full scale experiment in creating an alternative modernity. The implosion of this union gave rise to new states in search of national identity. At a time when some observers heralded the end of history, there was a rediscovery of historical legacies and a search for new paths of development across the former Second World.