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Stalinism and After : The Road to Gorbachev - Alec Nove

Stalinism and After

The Road to Gorbachev

By: Alec Nove

Paperback Published: 24th November 1988
ISBN: 9780415094450
Number Of Pages: 224

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Based on personal experience of life in the Soviet Union Nove explains the phenomenon of Stalinism and its aftermath. In highly readable style, Professor Nove traces the origins of Stalinism, analyzes its nature and achievements, examines the process of destalinization which followed Stalin's death, and explores the evolution of the Soviet system under Krushchev and Brezhnev. Stalinism and After is not a biography; it is a study of the effect of the political personalities of one man and his successors on the development of Soviet history. It is within this context that Professor Nove examines the new thinking of Gorbachev and the now-familiar catchwords of his regime: perestroika, glasnost, demokratizatsiya, and uskoreniye.

Preface Genesis the Russian Political Tradition the Circumstances of Revolution
NEP and the Rise of the Secretariat the Great Debate
Socialism in One Country the Great Turning Point the System Considered the Revolution from Above Privilege
Inequality, Hierarchy
Discipline the Seventeenth Congress and the Great Terror the Purposes of the Purge the Cultural Counter-Revolution and Neo-Nationalism
Foreign Policy Turnabouts Economic Policies in the Mid-Thirties War
Munich and the Nazi-Soviet Pact Stalin's Biggest Mistake
Stalin the War Leader the Last Years of Stalin the Brief False
Spring Stalin and the Cold War Political and Cultural Repression at Home Economic
Progress and the Nineteenth Party Congress the End of an Era
A Digression
What Explanation for Stalinism? Stalin's Heirs and Stalin's Legacy
Malenkov Outmanoeuvred
Krushchev Wins Power Khrushchev's Policies and `Destalinisation'
Khrushchev's Challenged and Triumphant the Fall of Khrushchev and the Rise of Brezhnev the Brezhnev Regime Brezhnevism Brezhnev's
Death and Gorbachev's Rise Enter Gorbachev
Gorbachev and Stalin Appendix Bibliographic
Data Chronological List of Events, 1917-85
Membership of the Party Further Reading
Index
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ISBN: 9780415094450
ISBN-10: 0415094453
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 24th November 1988
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: New edition

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