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The Making and Breaking of the Soviet System: An Interpretation (European History in Perspective)

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Drawing on a wide range of post-Soviet materials, Christopher Read examines the reasons for the successes and failures of the Soviet system. He argues that the underlying reasons for the system's collapse can be found in the contradictions of the revolution which gave birth to it. The consequences are traced from Stalin to Gorbachev's doomed attempt to transform the Soviet
Paperback, 269 pages
Published July 6th 2001 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published June 18th 2001)
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A rather facile regurgitation of Cold War academic propaganda.
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