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Russia and the New States of Eurasia : The Politics of Upheaval - Karen Dawisha

Russia and the New States of Eurasia

The Politics of Upheaval

Paperback Published: 27th June 1994
ISBN: 9780521458955
Number Of Pages: 458

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With the collapse of the USSR, Russia and the fourteen other successor states that border it have had to deal with an unpredictable international environment as they face internal political turmoil and economic chaos. This book surveys relations among the new states and neighboring countries, and identifies the key issues that will determine the long-term economic growth and political stability of this vast and vital region. The authors examine the historical legacies of the new states; the influence of ethnicity and religion; prospects for internal and external economic relations; foreign policy, military forces, and the debate over nuclear weapons; and the impact of Western policy in the region.

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' ... an extremely good attempt to distil all the post-Soviet successor states into a single textbook ... Without any doubt the best of the current books dealing with the whole span of the former Soviet Union, this is a lucid and compact survey which will retain its value for many more years to come.' Jane's Intelligence Review

Preface
Maps
Introduction
The legacies of history
National identity and ethnicity
Religion
Political culture and civil society
The impact of economics
Foreign-policy priorities and institutions
Military issues
The nuclear factor
The Eurasian upheaval as process
Appendices
Notes
Index
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ISBN: 9780521458955
ISBN-10: 0521458951
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 458
Published: 27th June 1994
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.84 x 15.14  x 2.44
Weight (kg): 0.6

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