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Awakening of the Soviet Union

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ISBN-10: 0674055519

ISBN-13: 9780674055513

Edition: 2nd 1991 (Enlarged)

Authors: Geoffrey Alan Hosking

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One of the world's preeminent scholars of Russian History, Geoffrey Hosking illuminates the social, cultural, and historical developments that created the need--and openness--for the political and economic changes that occurred in the late 1980's.
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 9/1/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Geoffrey Hosking is retired Professor of Russian History at the University College London.

Preface to the Enlarged Edition Preface to the First Edition
A Great Power in Crisis
Communities and Ideals in Russian Society
The Return of the Repressed
A Civil Society in Embryo
The Flawed Melting Pot
Religion and the Atheist State
The Paradox of Gorbachev's Reforms
From 'Informals' to Political Parties
Towards the Dissolution of the Soviet Union