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Soviet Fates and Lost Alternatives From Stalinism to the New Cold War

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ISBN-10: 0231148976

ISBN-13: 9780231148979

Edition: 2010

Authors: Stephen F. Cohen, Stephen F. Cohen

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With conflicts again dividing Russia and the United States, the need for balanced, accessible scholarship that benefits from new materials and critical perspectives is imperative. In seven lucid, groundbreaking essays, Stephen F. Cohen questions many conventional assumptions about the course of Soviet history, the fall of communism, and the effect of Russia's policies at home and abroad.Written for specialists and general readers, Cohen's essays are framed by a chronological narrative that focuses on key turning points and lost alternatives. Beginning with Stalin's preeminent challenger and victim, Nikolai Bukharin, and the unexpected return of millions of survivors of Stalin's terror under…    
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 7/8/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.276
Language: English

He is professor Russian studies & history at New York University & a consultant to CBS News. His books include Bukharin & the Bolshevik Revolution & Sovieticus.

Introduction: Alternatives and Fates
Bukharin's Fate
The Victims Return: Gulag Survivors Since Stalin
The Tragedy of Soviet Conservatism
Was the Soviet System Reformable?
The Fate of the Soviet Union: Why Did It End?
Gorbachev's Lost Legacies
Who Lost the Post-Soviet Peace?
Epilogue for the Paperback Edition
About the Notes