Soviet scholarship under Gorbachev

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Stanford University , Stanford, Calif
Learning and scholarship -- Soviet Union -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses., Soviet Union -- Intellectual life -- 1970-1991 -- Congre



Statementedited by Alexander Dallin and Bertrand M. Patenaude.
SeriesPublications and reprints ;, no. 3
ContributionsDallin, Alexander., Patenaude, Bertrand M., 1956-, Stanford University. Center for Russian and East European Studies., Berkeley-Stanford Conference (12th : 1988 : Stanford University)
LC ClassificationsDK287 .S68 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination273 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2052959M
LC Control Number88030816

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-- William Taubman, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Khrushchev: The Man and his Era and of Gorbachev: His Life and Times "Another tour de force from Archie Brown: detailed scholarship, elegant prose, and a clear argument. Read this book to find why we should not ignore the 'human factor' underpinning great historical shifts.5/5(1).

This book is the other side of the coin. It relates the Cold War from the Soviet perspective, from Stalin to Gorbachev. Each leader motivations are explored and analysed; Stalin's confrontation method, xenophobia and arch-control, Khrushchev's akwardness and "nuclear brinkmanship", Brezhnev peacemaking detente and Gorbachev "new thinking".Cited by: Gorbachev's two major failures were in economic reform and in resolution of the ‘national question’, although that statement has to be qualified by the observation that the problems involved were so intractable that the idea that a new leader could have Soviet scholarship under Gorbachev book along and ‘solved’ them would be the height of naivety.

The tension between two contradictory aims – improving the system and. The book begins with an overview of the institutions with which Gorbachev will have to contend and then present a series of essays on which consider the prospects for economic reform, challenges and changes in social policy and the arts, and initiatives in foreign policy.

Keywords: communism, dissidents, economic reform, Mikhail Gorbachev, international relations, leadership, pluralism, reform, Russia, Soviet Union Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service.

Gorbachev's attempts at reformperestroika and glasnostas well as summit conferences with United States President Ronald Reagan, contributed to the end of the Cold War, and also ended He was the last General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and the last head of state of the USSR, serving from until its collapse in /5.

The Human Factor: Gorbachev, Reagan and Thatcher and the End of the Cold War, by Archie Brown, Oxford University Press, RRP£25, pages Tony Barber is the FT’s Europe commentator Join our. Many areas of Soviet life, including the press, the stage, film and television, scholarship, science, the economy, law enforcement and dissent, have felt the renewal of an examination begun by Author: Philip Taubman.

Gorbachev dissolved the Communist party, granted the Baltic states independence, and proposed a much looser, chiefly economic federation among the remaining republics.

With the formation of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) on Dec. 8,the federal government of the Soviet Union became superfluous. This volume, brings together original studies of the Soviet executive under Gorbachev by specialists including Barbara Chotiner, Stephen Fortescue, Brnda Horrigan, Ellen Jones, Wayne Limberg, T.H.

Rigby and Louise Shelley. A Failed Empire: The Soviet Union in the Cold War from Stalin to Gorbachev (The New Cold War History) 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 aggressiveness.

The book is focused on the role of the Soviet leaders - Stalin, Khrushchev, Brezhnev and Gorbachev - and the impact that their backgrounds and personalities had on their decision making. I am not This was an absolutely fascinating book, which gives the history of the Cold War from the Soviet perspective/5.

He is the author of numerous books on the former Soviet Union and its demise, including The Gorbachev Factor (, also published by Oxford University Press) and The Rise and Fall of Communism (), both of which won both the Alec Nove Prize and the Political Studies Association's W.J.M. Mackenzie Prize for best politics book of the year.

A leading authority on Mikhail Gorbachev 5/5(2). When my wife and I arrived in Moscow as journalists early in the reign of Vladimir V.

Putin, the first person we interviewed was the last leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail S. Gorbachev. The Soviet Union has not been "under Gorbachev" long enough for the keenest observers to be sure how much change the new leadership intends or how far it will succeed.

These two similar but only partly overlapping endeavors, products of conferences held in England inreview the major developments from Gorbachev's taking over as general secretary through the 27th Party Congress and its. The Waking Giant: Soviet Union Under Gorbachev (Abacus Books) by Martin Walker A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Febru SOVIET HUMAN RIGHTS UNDER GORBACHEV INTRODUCTION Soviet Communist Party General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev has been seeking to project an image of ccopennesslc and.

Upon returning to Moscow, Gorbachev convinced Yuri Andropov to bring Yakovlev back to the USSR, and to appoint him to the directorship of the IMEMO. 29 Joseph Gibbs, Gorbachev’s Glasnost: The Soviet Media in the First Phase of Perestroika (College Station, Texas: Texas A&M University Press, ), p Childhood: – Gorbachev was born on 2 March in the village of Privolnoye, Stavropol Krai, then in the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, one of the constituent republics of the Soviet Union.

At the time, Privolnoye was divided almost evenly between ethnic Russians and ethnic ed by: Office established, (partly himself as. The Soviet Union was one of the most significant historical phenomena of the twentieth century. This volume brings together key articles that analyse its birth in the revolution, the development of Stalin's tyranny and Soviet decline from the s : Peter Waldron.

The Baltic republics then declared independence from the Soviet Union.

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In comparison with other Soviet leaders, Gorbachev was leader of the USSR for a relatively short period, but the changes that took place under his leadership were monumental, including some. The rising influence of Soviet academic researchers on international rela-tions questions has accompanied the ascension of Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev.

For years, scholars at various Moscow-based institutes have produced scholarly articles and books in the fields of area studies, interna-tional economics, and international security.

Get this from a library. The Soviet Union under Gorbachev: prospects for reform.

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[David A Dyker;] -- This book assesses how radical Gorbachev is, how radical he may be in the future, how he will go about implementing his proposed reforms, what opposition he will encounter and how successful he is. Soviet Policy Toward Israel Under Gorbachev (review) Soviet Policy Toward Israel Under Gorbachev (review) Klinghoffer, Arthur Jay Book Reviews a successful, well-educated, socially prominent Viennese Jew who is, in the course of the action, not merely rejected by his gentile friends and associates, but eventually killed in a duel by a ruined aristocrat whom he has actually.

As a student of Russian at Cambridge, Mr Reddaway was drawn into the dissidents’ shadowy world, making the first of three visits to the Soviet Union in A Munich-based writer on Soviet affairs explores current ethnic unrest in Russia, which may decide the fate of Gorbachev's reform government.

Numerous non-Russian nationalities make up close to half the Soviet population, and this is the first book to look at the histories of these nationalities and their crusade for the restoration of national rights.

The USSR never fell apart.

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Read Anatoly Golitsyn’s book “Perestroika Deception”. Golitsyn was a defector; had held a position high up in the USSR government.” Some quotes from President Reagan’s good friend Gorbachev: Mikhail Gorbachev quotes: “In Octoberwe parted with the old world, rejecting it once and for all.

In this book specialists address the main problems facing Gorbachev and are cautiously optimistic about his chances of modernising the USSR.

It is absolutely essential that results in and are good otherwise he will face failure. For the general (but informed) reader, probably Archie Brown's The Gorbachev Factor.

The Oxford professor of politics provides a well-researched, largely sympathetic and perceptive account of Gorbachev in what was quite obviously a highly dynamic. This chapter examines the origins of Russia's ethno-territorial form of federalism.

The USSR's adoption of an ‘ethno-territorial’ form of federalism was originally designed as a temporary measure, adopted to entice the non-Russian nationalities to join the union. The discussion considers federalism and nationalism under Gorbachev; the foundations of Russia's constitutional institutions.

The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union by Serhii This account is one of a rare breed: a well-balanced, unbiased book written on the fall of Soviet Union that emphasizes expert research and analysis. wanted to proceed with caution as the satellite republics began to peel off from the Soviet motherland under Gorbachev's Brand: Basic Books.The Politics of History under Gorbachev AUTHOR: Aleksandr M.

Nekrich CONTRACTOR: President and Fellows of Harvard College PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Professor Adam B. Ulam COUNCIL CONTRACT NUMBER: DATE: MAY 8, The work leading to this report was supported by funds provided by the National Council for Soviet and East European Research.