The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union

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Taylor & Francis, Jun 17, 1999 - History - 544 pages
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Through sources and documents, The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union by Richard Sakwa places the Soviet experience in historical and comparative context. The author introduces each source in this volume fully and provides commentary and analysis.
Using eye-witness accounts, official documents and new materials which have just come to light, Richard Sakwa gives an historical overview of the Soviet Union from the revolution of 1906 to the fall of the regime.

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A primer of primary sources which provide a unique and vivid retelling of eight decades of Soviet history. I will mark this first among the books which I retained and continue to revisit well after finishing the class for which they were bought. Read full review

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not the exact book that I read Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Richard Sakwa is Professor of Russian and European Politics at the University of Kent.

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