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Collapse of the Soviet Union, 1985-1991

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ISBN-10: 0582505992

ISBN-13: 9780582505995

Edition: 2003

Authors: David R. Marples

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The collapse of the Soviet Union has widely been seen as the reult of the arms race and Cold War, and the failure of the Soviet side to keep pace with new technology. This is an accessible guide to the key events surrounding the disintegration of the USSR.
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Book details

List price: $43.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 4/28/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.17" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Introduction to the Series
Acknowledgements
Maps
Chronology
Preface
Acronyms
Introduction
Background
Gorbachev Comes to Power
Political Overview
Glasnost
Social, Environmental and Nuclear Power Issues
The Years of Perestroika
Perestroika in Action
The Economy, 1985-90
Foreign Policy
The National Question
The Submerged Dilemma
Nagorno-Karabakh
The Baltic States
Georgia, Ukraine, and Belarus
The Plenum on National Policy, September 1989
Domestic Politics, 1989 to Mid-August 1991
The Congress of People's Deputies and New Presidency
The 28th Party Congress and Aftermath
The Referendum of 17 March 1991
Toward a New Union Treaty
The Putsch and the Collapse of the USSR
The Putsch, 18-21 August 1991
Administrative Changes
The Failure of the Union Treaty
Yeltsin Consolidates His Power
The Belavezha Agreement
Assessment
Why Did the Soviet Union Collapse?
Documents
Glossary
Who's Who
Guide to Further Reading
References
Index