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Face of Russia Anguish, Aspiration, and Achievement in Russian Culture

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ISBN-10: 1556356765

ISBN-13: 9781556356766

Edition: N/A

Authors: James H. Billington

List price: $34.00
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When the Soviet communist empire was overthrown by the Russians themselves in August 1991, the change was more clearly anticipated by humanistic students of creativity than by economic and political scientists surrounded by statistics and information. Does the Russian pattern of creativity provide any hints as to how the Russians might solve problems today? Having borrowed the democratic political model of their erstwhile American enemy, will they be able to create a distinctive Russian variant that can endure? Or will they end up destroying their own experiment at accountable, constitutional government and returning to their long tradition of authoritarianism?The Face of Russia--a…    
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Book details

List price: $34.00
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 4/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English