The Soviet Colossus: History and Aftermath

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M.E. Sharpe, Jan 1, 2006 - History - 501 pages
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The twentieth century was not kind to Russia. Despite its great potential and remarkable achievements, the country also bore the weight of two world wars, a revolution and civil war, totalitarian tyranny, famine and ecological destruction, economic ruin and imperial decline.

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Michael Kort is professor of social science at Boston University's College of General Studies. He received his B.A. in history from Johns Hopkins University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Russian history from New York University. He is the author of several books on the history of the Soviet Union and the Cold War, including "The Soviet Colossus: History and Aftermath" (sixth edition, 2006) and "The Columbia Guide to the Cold War" (1998).

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