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Soviet Union Today An Interpretive Guide

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ISBN-10: 0226116638

ISBN-13: 9780226116631

Edition: 2nd 1988 (Revised)

Authors: James Cracraft

List price: $52.00
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This newly revised and expanded second edition of The Soviet Union Today provides a comprehensive introduction to contemporary Soviet reality. Written by thirty experts, the book is divided into eight general sections: history, politics, the armed forces, the physical context, the economy, science and technology, culture, and society. The individual chapters, which are intended to respond to the questions most frequently asked about the Soviet Union, are devoted to everything from the Lenin cult to the KGB; from Soviet architecture to Soviet education; from the status of women and ethnic minorities to the question of religion. All of the chapters from the first edition have been updated,…    
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Book details

List price: $52.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1988
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 8/15/1987
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 396
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

James Cracraft is Professor of History, University of Illinois at Chicago.