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The Collapse of the Soviet Union: Turning Points

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The breakup of the Soviet Union, which effectively ended the cold war, was one of the most monumental world events of the twentieth century. This anthology chronicles the disintegration of the Soviet empire, from the reforms of the 1980s. (20020701)
Paperback, 288 pages
Published January 1st 1999 by Greenhaven Press (first published September 1st 1998)
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Chris
May 02, 2014 rated it did not like it
The Collapse of the Soviet Union is, at best, a bunch of not-very-relevant, repackaged essays. The title, and the series name “Turning Points in World History,” would lead you to believe that this volume addressed the fall of the Soviet Union, and that upon reading, one would have a better idea of what happened than they did before. This isn’t the case. The book starts off with a quite useful 20 page overview of problems leading up to the collapse of the union, as well as various issues and majo ...more
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