Communism and its Collapse by Stephen White
(The Making of the Contemporary World)

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Ranging from the Russian revolution of 1917 to the collapse of Eastern Europe in the 1980s this study examines Communist rule. By focusing primarily on the USSR and Eastern Europe Stephen White covers the major topics and issues affecting these countries, including:
* communism as a doctrine
* the evolution of Communist rule
* the challenges to Soviet authority in Hungary and Yugoslavia
* the emerging economic fragility of the 1960s
* the complex process of collapse in the 1980s.


Any student or scholar of European history will find this an essential addition to their reading list.

 

About Stephen White

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STEPHEN WHITE is a clinical psychologist and the New York Times bestselling author of eighteen previous suspense novels, including The Siege and The Last Lie. He lives in Colorado.
 
Published January 4, 2002 by Routledge. 136 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Travel. Non-fiction

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