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Containing the Soviet Union

a critique of US policy

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Pergamon-Brassey"s International Defense Publishers in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Kennan, George Frost, 1904-,
    • World politics -- 1945-1989 -- Congresses.,
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1991 -- Congresses.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union -- Congresses.,
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Terry L. Deibel and John Lewis Gaddis.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsDeibel, Terry L., Gaddis, John Lewis., Kennan, George Frost, 1904-, National Defense University.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK282 .C66 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 251 p. ;
      Number of Pages251
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2731211M
      ISBN 100080349471
      LC Control Number86025295

      This book is mainly about American psychology, but it does contain a chapter about psychology in other countries, with an except about Soviet psychology. The author of that section, Gregory Razran, at first discusses Ivan Pavlov’s experimental psychology and his . This book explores one of the most significant of twentieth-century ending--the demise of the Soviet Union--placing this enormous event in the perspective of Russian, Soviet, and occasionally world history.

        There isn’t really an adequate work on this subject, and most of the essential Russian sources are untranslated; I think the two memoirs (interesting and important) of Gorbachev’s assistant, A.S. Chernyayev may be translated. Gorbachev’s memoirs .   About Life in Stalin's Soviet Union. Life in Stalin's Soviet Union is a collaborative work in which some of the leading scholars in the field shed light on various aspects of daily life for Soviet into three parts which focus on 'Food, Health and Leisure', the 'Lived Experience' and 'Religion and Ideology', the book is comprised of chapters covering a range of important subjects.

      The Collapse of Communism in the Soviet Union (Book): Watson, William E.: Designed for student research, this one-stop resource contains a wealth of information, reference material, and analysis of the collapse of communism in the Soviet Union. Combining narrative description, analytical essays, lengthy biographical profiles, and the text of key primary documents, Watson examines the reasons. The foundations of the Cold War were broader than just the ideological struggle between capitalism and communism. The Soviet Union had suffered terribly during World War II and was hungry to recover. Soviet leaders feared and distrusted the United States, which was the only country with the atomic bomb — and which had used it.


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