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The Awakening of the Soviet Union

The Awakening of the Soviet Union( )
Author: Hosking, Geoffrey Alan
ISBN:978-0-674-05551-3
Publication Date:Sep 1991
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $36.50
Book Description:

Geoffrey Hosking, one of the world's preeminent scholars of Russian history, illuminates the social, cultural, and historical developments that created the need--and openness--for the political and economic changes there during the late 1980s.

Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: History / Russia & The Former Soviet Union
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.279 x 9.126 x 0.686 Inches
Book Weight:0.854 Pounds
Author Biography
Hosking, Geoffrey Alan (Author)
Geoffrey Alan Hosking, born April 28, 1942, in Troon, Ayrshire,Scotland, attended King's College, Cambridge, earning an M.A. and a Ph.D. He also attended St. Anthony's College, Oxford. He is professor of Russian history at the University of London, School of Slavonic and East European Studies. He has been a visiting lecturer in political science at the University of Wisconsin, Madison; a research fellow at Columbia University's Russian Institute; and a visiting professor at the University of Cologne Slaviches Institute. Hosking's works include The Russian Constitutional Experiment: Government and Duma,1907-14, Beyond Socialist Realism: Soviet Fiction since "Ivan Denisovich," and The First Socialist Society: A History of the Soviet Union from Within.

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