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Title The fall of the Soviet Empire / edited by Anne de Tinguy.

Published Boulder, CO : East European Monographs, 1997.

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 UniM Bail  947.085 FALL    AVAILABLE
Physical description vi, 452 pages ; 23 cm.
Series East European monographs ; no. 481.
East European monographs ; no. 481.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 443-452).
Summary The twenty-seven contributors to this book address a fundamental question about the collapse of the Soviet Union: was the Soviet system's failure inevitable from its inception, or did the grave errors committed during its existence lead to its collapse? The essays address three major topics: ideology and the failure of the political system; the failure of the economic system and the rejection of the Soviet order by society; and the failure of a messianic ambition. This important volume is a mulitdisciplinary attempt to explain the events that ultimately led up to and caused the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Other author Tinguy, Anne de.
Subject Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991.
ISBN 0880333782