The rise of Russia and the fall of the Soviet empire by John B. Dunlop

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Soviet Union,
  • Russia (Federation)

Subjects:

  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991.,
  • Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government -- 1991-

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-369) and index.

Book details

StatementJohn B. Dunlop.
SeriesPrinceton paperbacks
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDK288 .D865 1993b
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 388 p. ;
Number of Pages388
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL531753M
ISBN 100691001731
LC Control Number96108449

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He puts this background to very good use here in a book explaining the crucial role of Russia in the collapse of the Soviet Union. Although he includes a brief section on the period of Russian independence, the book really. "Dunlop's book is a comprehensive and timely history of the remarkable transformation of the once mighty Soviet Empire.

Dunlop is a superb stylist. His writing is lucid, his point of view clear, and his prose eminently readable."—Bruce D. Porter, Associate Director, Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, Harvard University.

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In the wider sense, it refers to the country's perceived imperialist foreign policy. It's difficult to imagine a nation with a history more compelling for Americans than Russia. Before the collapse of the Soviet Union, this was the nation against which we measured our own nation's values and power and with whom war, if it ever came, could spell unimaginable catastrophe for our many Americans have never had the opportunity to study Russia in depth, and.

For nearly 75 years, the Soviet Union controlled Eastern Europe with an iron fist. Conceived inthe empire grew to the size of a large continent with satellites in Asia, Africa, Europe, and Latin and South America, and has influenced segments of North America.

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