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The fall of the Soviet Union

by Miles Harvey

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Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union,
  • Former Soviet republics
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- History -- Juvenile literature,
    • Former Soviet republics -- History -- Juvenile literature,
    • Soviet Union -- History,
    • Former Soviet republics -- History

    • About the Edition

      The years leading up to 1991 when the USSR broke up into fifteen countries and the years following are described.

      Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementMiles Harvey.
      SeriesCornerstones of freedom
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK266 .H364 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination30 p. :
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1099599M
      ISBN 100516066943
      ISBN 109780516066943
      LC Control Number94024371
      OCLC/WorldCa31331766

      In December of , as the world watched in amazement, the Soviet Union disintegrated into fifteen separate countries. Its collapse was hailed by the west as a victory for freedom, a triumph of democracy over totalitarianism, and evidence of the superiority of capitalism over socialism. Summary 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 analysis. Using eye-witness accounts, official documents and new materials which have just come to light, Richard Sakwa gives an historical overview of.

      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, embarking on the road /5(4). The Collapse of the Soviet Union. After his inauguration in January , George H.W. Bush did not automatically follow the policy of his predecessor, Ronald Reagan, in dealing with Mikhail Gorbachev and the Soviet Union. Instead, he ordered a strategic policy re-evaluation in order to establish his own plan and methods for dealing with the Soviet Union and arms control.

        This volume focuses on the Soviet Union, including sections on Marxism, Czarist Russia, the Communist Revolution, Stalinism, and the Fall of the Soviet. Unlike almost all textbooks, high school teachers wrote, designed, edited, and published this text to engage students in an in-depth analysis of the story of modern world history/5(78). Book review by Peter Waldron of 'The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union ' by Richard Sakwa, from History in Focus, the guide to historical resources from the Institute of Historical Research (IHR), University of London.


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