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Moscow's Lost Empire - Michael Rywkin

Moscow's Lost Empire

Hardcover Published: 24th May 1994
ISBN: 9781563242366
Number Of Pages: 256

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This volume gives an overview of the regional, ethnic and political structure of the Soviet empire from its establishment through its ultimate disintegration. It provides a corrective to the "Russocentrism" and "Great Power" bias that has marked most studies of the Soviet Union.

Introduction: The Disintegration of the Soviet Empire
The Russian Core
Ukraine and Belarus
The Baltic West
Muslim Central Asia
The Divided Caucasus
The Volga Basin
The Punished Peoples
The Jews
The Germans
Minorities Within the Republics
Russians in Central Asia and Kazakhstan
Russians in the Baltic States
Russians in Ukraine and Belarus
Inter-Republican Migration
The Legacy of Soviet Federalism
Border Disputes
Language Policies
Reinterpreting History
The Semiotics of Nationality Policies
Religion and Nationalism
Ethnic Cadres Policy
The Economics of Separatism
The Marxist Approach to Nationality Problems
Lenin's Nationality Policy
Soviet Nationality Policy in the 1920s
Stalin's Nationality Policy in the 1930s
Moscow and Nationalities in the 1940s
Khrushchev's Nationality Policies
Brezhnev's Peace and Prosperity
The Rupture of the Modus Vivendi
Yeltsin and the Nationalities
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ISBN: 9781563242366
ISBN-10: 1563242362
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 24th May 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.52