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A Failed Empire

The Soviet Union in the Cold War from Stalin to Gorbachev (The New Cold War History)

by Vladislav M. Zubok

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by The University of North Carolina Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe),
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • Political History,
  • Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism,
  • 1953-1985,
  • 1985-1991,
  • Cold War,
  • Politics and government,
  • Soviet Union

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages488
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9708137M
    ISBN 100807830984
    ISBN 109780807830987

    A Failed Empire: The Soviet Union in the Cold War from Stalin to Gorbachev. New Cold War History Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, .   ""A Failed Empire"" provides a history quite different from those written by the Western victors. In a new preface for this edition, the author adds to our understanding of today's events in Russia, including who the new players are and how their policies will /5().

    FAILED EMPIRE.. [VLADISLAV M ZUBOK] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. Advanced Search Find a . The rise and decline of empires has much to do with whether the imperial power eventually incorporates the conquered territories and peoples into the empire on an equal basis. This was the key factor in Roman conquest, because Rome made its provin.

      A Failed Empire was interesting in that most Americans are familiar with the Western perspective on the important events of the Cold War - the Berlin Wall, Cuban missile crisis, etc. This book uses Russian sources to reveal the reasons behind some seemingly contradictory policies pursued by the USSR, and highlighted the unwillingness of some apparently belligerent Soviet leaders to risk actual war/5(3).   In her recently published Day of Empire, Yale law professor Amy Chua somewhat glibly suggests that cultural pluralism is the hallmark of all great imperial powers. (See my review of Chua’s book.


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