Glasnost: The Soviet Union Today : A Bibliography (Contemporary Social Issues : a Bibliographic Series, No. 13)

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Bibliographies of Russian (Soviet) History containing significant material on the Post-Stalin eras in the Soviet Union Edelheit, A. J., & Edelheit, H. The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union: A selected bibliography of sources in English. David Glantz has read a great number of sources about the Soviet military.

His bibliography shows a very wide range of Russian/ex-Soviet sources. But apparently, he never thought critically about them. One example: the Soviet military boasts that they were creating a doctrine of "deep operations," what the West later dubbed Blitzkrieg, in the 4/5(2).

Although there is an abundance of scholarly inquiry into the effects on the Soviet socialist system of the historic reforms under Gorbachev's administration, relatively little attention has been paid to the impact these reforms might have on socialism outside the Soviet Union.

This book makes a preliminary assessment of the impact of glasnost Pages: The "Gorbachev phenomenon" is seen as the product of complex developments during the last seventy years--developments that changed the Soviet Union from a primarily agrarian society into an urban, industrial one.

Here, for the first time, a noted authority on Soviet society identifies the crucial historical events and social forces that explain Glasnost and political and economic life in the.

For textbooks about the history of the Soviet Union in general, I suggest The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Economy (Hanson), and Economic History of the USSR (Nove).

This book is divided into two sections. Section One is dedicated to the (in Marxist parlance) “base”. Glasnost, Perestroika and the Soviet Media examines the changing role of Soviet journalism from its theoretical origins in the writings of Marx and Lenin to the new freedoms of the Gorbachev era.

The book includes detailed analysis of contemporary Soviet media output, as well as interviews with Soviet. The history of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people (LGBT) in Russia and its historical antecedents (the Soviet Union and the Russian Empire) has largely been influenced by the political leanings of its al Catholic-Protestant Europe had the largest influence on Russian attitude towards homosexuality.

Russian LGBT history was influenced by the ambivalent attitude of the. In Quest of Justice: Protest and Dissent in the Soviet Union Today, London: Pall Mall Press, Burford Jr, R. ‘ Getting the Bugs Out of Socialist Legality: The Case of Joseph Brodsky ’, The American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol.

22, No. 3 (Summer ), – This volume contains articles on Soviet mathematical history, many of which are personal accounts by mathematicians who witnessed and contributed to the turbulent years of Moscow mathematics.

In today's climate of glasnost, the stories can be told freely for the first time, with a candor uncharacteristic of the historical accounts published under the Soviet regime. Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn, (born Dec.

11,Kislovodsk, Russia—died Aug. 3,Troitse-Lykovo, near Moscow), Russian novelist and historian, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in Solzhenitsyn was born into a family of Cossack intellectuals and brought up primarily by his mother (his father was killed in an accident before his birth).

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), was a federal socialist state in Northern Eurasia that existed from to and was the largest country in the world. Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics, in practice its government and economy were highly was a one-party state governed by the Communist Party, with Moscow as its.

The collapse of the Soviet Union and the moral quest of individual freedom The author believes that it is important today to fully understand the collapse of the Soviet Union because more and more people are misjudging the scope of innovative measures adopted by Mikhail Gorbachev (say, perestroika and glasnost).

Gorbachev considered that these. The book suffers from two major problems; the date of publication and the author's journalistic style. Regarding the former, the book was published a few years before the collapse of the Soviet Union and now that the archives have been opened (to an extent), some of the chapters are inaccurate.

The latter problem is the author's s: 9. Geography, climate and environment. With an area of 22, square kilometres (8, sq mi), the Soviet Union was the world's largest country, a status that is retained by the Russian Federation. [7] Covering a sixth of Earth's land surface, its size was comparable to that of North America.

[8] The European portion accounted for a quarter of the country's area, and was the cultural and.

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With Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin's (–) death, the Soviet Union began a period of political and intellectual unrest which paved the way for a major restructuring of the Soviet Union's political system and economic administration.

The Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan: A Study in the Use of Force in Soviet Foreign Policy. Lexington books, [Print] Joseph Collins explores the relations between the Soviet Union and Afghanistan, and how the manipulation of those relations by both parties led to the crippling of the Soviet Union.

A haunting book recounting the tragic fate of thousands of Americans who moved to the Soviet Union in early s.

In the depths of the Great Depression from thousands of Americans moved to the USSR desparate to find work in a country that promised a brave new world a decade or so after the Bolshevik Revolution/5(). A bibliography of books and articles by and about Hannah Arendt.

Audiovisuals for women by Joan Nordquist (Book) 5 editions published Glasnost: the Soviet Union today. One of the great surprises in modern military history is the collapse of the Soviet Armed Forces in along with the party-state with which it was inextricably intertwined.

In this important book, a distinguished United States Army officer and scholar traces the rise and fall of the Soviet military, arguing that it had a far greater impact on Soviet politics and economic development than 4/5(1).

Bibliography for Troubled Superpower: the Soviet Union, (Weeks ) BETA Back to list Export. The Soviet Union, in the aftermath of the failed coup of Augustis perhaps the most dramatic east European example of the victory of political democracy and free-market economy since the fall ofwhen the countries of central and eastern Europe began an unprecedented process of rapidly changing their political, economic, and social character.

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. THE STALIN ERA. FROM STALIN ’ S DEATH TO GORBACHEV ’ S REFORM. THE SOVIET UNION ’ S DEMISE. BEYOND THE SOVIET IMPERIUM. BIBLIOGRAPHY. The Soviet Union was the world ’ s first Communist state, the West ’ s principal adversary during the cold war, and a dominant force in international affairs until its collapse in Moreover, the Soviet Union.

Today, with the revelations under glasnost and the collapse of the Communist empire, Americans are now able to see the former Soviet Union as a whole, and explore the turbulent tale of a Soviet history that has a beginning, a middle, and an end.

The Soviet Union and Peace; the most important of the documents issued by the government of the U.S.S.R. concerning peace and disarmament from toLondon: M. Lawrence, The Utopian Dream: Photography in Soviet Russia,New York: The Gallery, Soviet emigre now working for Radio Liberty provides a more sobering perspective by noting that religious glasnost to date has been "doubly obvious: obviously positive and obviously insufficient."3 To provide a basis of comparison it should be noted that Bibles have never been readily available either in the Russian Empire or the Soviet Union.

excerpt from Mikhail Gorbachev’s book New Thinking for Our Country and the World.

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source shows the amount of Communist countries today. The map helps show the failure of Communism as a viable how the Soviet Union's fall affected the balance of power in the world. Reagan and Gorbachev shaking hands. Digital image. Mikhail Gorbachev resigned the presidency of the Soviet Union on Decem That same day, the Soviet Union ceased to exist.

It was replaced by the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), a free association of sovereign states founded by the elected leaders of Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus (Belorussia).

The CIS began operations in early Perhaps not the most gripping narrative on the fall of the Soviet Union (the author is an academic), Kotkin's book nonetheless merits reading because it advances an important thesis about the causes of the collapse - namely, that the Soviet Union could probably have survived, albeit as an increasingly poor and dysfunctional nation (cf.

North Korea), if Gorbachev had not fatally undermined it/5(64). The Soviet Union, [lower-alpha 4] officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [lower-alpha 5] (USSR), [lower-alpha 6] was a federal socialist state in Northern Eurasia that existed from to Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics, [lower-alpha 7] in practice its government and economy were highly centralized until its final years.

It was a one-party state. Glasnost and Perestroka During the 80s, Soviet Union was undergoing a lot of problems. Soviet agricultural sector was falling apart du to lapse in technological advancement.

USSR used inefficient factories to produce and lacked technological advancement.

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Soviet consumers lacked social freedom and were exposed to low quality products.Together with a number of lesser-known officials, these diplomats played a vital role in shaping U.S.

strategy and popular attitudes toward the Soviet Union throughout its year history. In The Ambassadors and America's Soviet Policy, David Mayers presents the most comprehensive critical examination yet of U.S.

diplomats in the Soviet Union.Glasnost Noire The Soviet and Post-Soviet Publication and Reception of James Hadley Chase Birgitte Beck Pristed Within a relatively short period of time, starting with the reforms of the So-viet literary system in the mids and ending with the establishment of a new post-Soviet book market in the early s, all ideological, economical.