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Gorbachev and His Revolution (European History in Perspective)

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By turns radical, uncertain, ambitious, and autocratic, Mikhail Gorbachev in his bid to reform the Soviet Union has shaped the contemporary world. In 1985, he set out to modernize the Soviet state and revive his Communist Party. Instead, by the end of 1991, the USSR had fragmented and the Party was banned. Institutions which had survived for 70 years, notwithstanding Stal

Paperback, 152 pages
Published March 15th 1997 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published January 29th 1997)
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