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A failed empire [electronic resource] : the Soviet Union in the Cold War from Stalin to Gorbachev / Vladislav M. Zubok.

Author/Creator:
Zubok, V. M. (Vladislav Martinovich)
Publication:
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2007.
Series:
New Cold War history
The new Cold War history
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xvi, 467 p.) : illustrations
Subjects:
Cold War.
Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1953-1985.
Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991.
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1991.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
1. The Soviet people and Stalin between war and peace, 1945
2. Stalin's road to the Cold War, 1945-1948
3. Stalemate in Germany, 1945-1953
4. Kremlin politics and "peaceful coexistence," 1953-1957
5. The nuclear education of Khrushchev, 1953-1963
6. The Soviet home front : first cracks, 1953-1968
7. Brezhnev and the road to détente, 1965-1972
8. Détente's decline and Soviet overreach, 1973-1979
9. The old Guard's exit, 1980-1987
10. Gorbachev and the end of Soviet power, 1988-1991.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [417]-453) and index.
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
ebrary, Inc.
ISBN:
9780807830987 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807830984 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
500634229
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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