3 edition of The dissolution of the Soviet Union found in the catalog.
The dissolution of the Soviet Union
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Myra Immell, book editor.|
|Series||Perspectives on modern world history|
|LC Classifications||DK288 .D58 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2009043369|
In December , the Soviet Union passed into history as a legal entity, breaking apart into 15 successor states. This clear and convincing book explains why. It emphasizes the critical role of Soviet ethno-federalism, as well as the normative claims and legitimizing myths of Soviet nationality policy. The dissolution of the Soviet Union occurred on Decem , officially granting self-governing independence to the Republics of the Soviet Union. relations.
The Soviet Ground Forces (Russian: советские сухопутные войска, romanized: Sovetskaya Sukhoputnye Voyska, SSV) was the main land warfare uniform service branch of the Soviet Armed Forces existed between February of until when the Soviet Union ceased to exist in December of The Soviet Ground Forces was not constitutionally disbanded until 25 Country: Soviet Union. The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), was a federal socialist state in Northern Eurasia that existed from to and was the largest country in the world. Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics, in practice its government and economy were highly was a one-party state governed by the Communist Party, with Capital and largest city: Moscow, .
The Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU) was the founding and ruling political party of the Soviet CPSU was the sole governing party of the Soviet Union until , when the Congress of People's Deputies modified Article 6 of the most recent Soviet constitution, which had granted the CPSU a monopoly over the political r: Vladimir Lenin. The dramatic events that followed the change of leadership in , culminating in the dissolution of the Soviet Union at the end of December , .
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This is the best available description of how and why the Soviet Union was transformed into fifteen independent states. A terrific book. -- Yuri Slezkine, University of California, Berkeley An elegantly written, lucid discussion of why the Soviet Union fell apart in precisely the way that it did.5/5(1).
In its questioning of the assumptions of most previous scholarship and discourse on the Soviet Union, this book will be of interest to Sovietologists, political scientists, and students of communism and nationalism.
The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more. Cited by: 5. Milestones: – - Office of the Historian. Collapse of the Soviet Union, sequence of events that led to the dissolution of the U.S.S.R. on Decem The reforms implemented by President Mikhail Gorbachev and the backlash against them hastened the demise of the Soviet state.
Learn more about one of the key events of the 20th century in this article. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm. Contents: Foreword --Introduction --World map --Chapter 1: Historical Background On The Dissolution Of The Soviet Union Rise and fall of the Soviet Union: an overview / Gale Encyclopedia of World History Coup lives and dies / Voice of.
On Christmas DaySoviet President Mikhail Gorbachev shocked the world with these words, announcing the dissolution of the. The Collapse of the Soviet Union. After his inauguration in JanuaryGeorge H.W.
Bush did not automatically follow the policy of his predecessor, Ronald Reagan, in dealing with Mikhail Gorbachev and the Soviet Union. Instead, he ordered a strategic policy re-evaluation in order to establish his own plan and methods for dealing with the Soviet Union and arms control.
In Decemberthe Soviet Union passed into history as a legal entity, breaking apart into 15 successor states. This work explains why. It points out that support for dissolution was limited to a. Soviet Union collapsed, contrasting arguments that its demise was inevitable with arguments that its collapse was a matter more of circumstance and the.
In Decemberthe Soviet Union passed into history as a legal entity, breaking apart into15 successor states. This clear and convincing book explains why. Walker argues against much of the conventional wisdom and scholarly literature on the breakup, which emphasizes what he calls the 'demand side' of the problem, or the role of nationalist mobilization and the rise of 5/5(1).
This book argues that the societies which emerged in the post-Soviet space share characteristic features, and that the instability and conflict-prone nature of the Soviet Union’s successor states can be explained by analysing the post-independence history of the region and linking it to the emergence of overlapping economic, political and Cited by: 1.
“This book presents a stimulating discussion of the collapse of the Soviet Union [T]he value of this work lies in the richness of the ideas flowing from the focus upon the essence of the Soviet system [T]he argument is sophisticated and highly suggestive of fruitful lines of thinking.” — Graeme Gill, Slavic ReviewAuthor: Wisla Suraska.
The breakup of the Soviet Union led to the creation of new states and territorial conflicts of different levels of intensity.
Scrutinising the post‐Soviet period, this volume offers explanations for both the frequency and the intensity of crises in the region. This book argues that the societies w. The dissolution of the Soviet Union or collapse of the Soviet Union was the process of internal disintegration within the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR, also referred to as the Soviet Union), which began in the second half of the s with growing unrest in the various national republics and ended on 26 Decemberwhen the Supreme Soviet voted the USSR itself.
In the end, "How the Soviet Union Disappeared" reveals Gorbachev's perestroika as having been nothing short of a radical attempt to rebuild power that the Soviet center had lost in the post-Stalinist its questioning of the assumptions of most previous scholarship and discourse on the Soviet Union, this book will be of interest to.
Editor Myra Immell has compiled several essays that explore the historical events leading up to and following the fall of the Soviet Union. Readers will examine controversies surrounding the event such as the perceived failure of perestroika, the coup ofthe vote of the Soviet people to preserve the Soviet Union, and the outside world's contribution.
This book also offers. Fall of the Soviet Union. In December ofas the world watched in amazement, the Soviet Union disintegrated into fifteen separate countries. Its collapse was hailed by the west as a victory for freedom, a triumph of democracy over totalitarianism, and evidence of the superiority of capitalism over socialism.
Washington, D.C., Decem – On Christmas Day 25 years ago, the last leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, stepped down and the hammer-and-sickle flags over the Kremlin were replaced with the red-white-and-blue of the Russian Federation.
Triumphalists and conspiracy theorists ever since have attributed this epochal event to the. The Soviet Union is still collapsing. Serhii Plokhy is the professor of history and director of the Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University.
He. The dissolution of the Soviet Union was the process of internal disintegration within the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), also referred to as the Soviet Union, which began in the second half of the s with growing unrest in the national republics and ended on 26 Decemberwhen the USSR itself was voted out of existence by the Supreme Soviet, following the.
This book argues that the disintegration was mainly a result of two interrelated factors: the rise of the Soviet national republics, and the manipulation of the new The collapse of the Soviet Union has widely been seen as the result of the arms race and Cold War, and the failure of the Soviet side to keep pace with new technology/5(13).
Edward W. Walker, Dissolution: Sovereignty and the Breakup of the Soviet Union. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, pp. $ Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, pp. $ Edward Walker has produced an excellent book that makes a unique contribution to the large and growing literature on the downfall of the Soviet : Henry E.
Hale. In this video, I will not only debunk that ridiculous claim, but I will also be talking about the main cause for the dissolution of the Soviet Union .