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A history of the Soviet Union

MacKenzie, David

A history of the Soviet Union

by MacKenzie, David

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Published by Wadsworth Pub. Co. in Belmont, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementDavid MacKenzie, Michael W. Curran.
      ContributionsCurran, Michael W.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK266 .M22 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 550 p. :
      Number of Pages550
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1883948M
      ISBN 100534149103
      LC Control Number90044832
      OCLC/WorldCa22626156

      Described as 'one of the most tragic human experiences in human history', the Soviet Union as an empire holds much intrigue and fascination for the Western world. It held unquestionable status as an empire, with its coverage of over nationalities. Its status as the'Last of the Empires' depends on what the future may hold, but any future 'empires' will undoubtedly be based on intellectual. Apr 01,  · The material that Sakwa has selected presents a well-knit view of the Soviet Union. This book is clearly orientated towards giving an account of Soviet history that recognises political developments as lying at the heart of the experience of the state and its people.

      In his next book Rulers and Victims - The Russians in the Soviet Union, Hosking examined aspects of this polarity in the Soviet context. Hosking retired from UCL SSEES in December The established chair that he held was reinaugurated in as the Sir Bernard Pares chair of Russian History. Nov 02,  · Buy History of the Soviet Union: 3Rev Ed by Geoffrey Hosking (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6).

      Get this from a library! A history of the Soviet Union. [Geoffrey A Hosking] -- Geoffrey Hosking traces the evolution of the Soviet political system from its revolutionary origins in to the collapse instigated by Gorbachev's perestroika. Jun 27,  · History Science & Tech Unwelcome books. In , the young Soviet government created the Glavlit In the Soviet Union, this was called samizdat (self-published) and scores of illegal books Author: Oleg Yegorov.


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