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The Soviet and East European political dictionary

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StatementBarbara P. McCrea, Jack C. Plano, George Klein.
SeriesClio dictionaries in political science ;, #4
ContributionsPlano, Jack C., Klein, George.
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LC ClassificationsDJK6 .M33 1984
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Paginationxx, 367 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL3164503M
ISBN 100874363470, 0874363330
LC Control Number83006418

Genre/Form: Dictionaries: Additional Physical Format: Online version: McCrea, Barbara P. Soviet and East European political dictionary. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC. Inthe centrifugal forces of ethnic nationalism destroyed the Soviet Union.

Religious and ethnic issues will be the defining principles of political life in East Europe, Transcaucasia, and Central Asia for the next decade. Yet when most Americans and Europeans read, for instance, of the Ossetians and Ingush, they have no idea who these peoples are or why they are fighting.5/5(1).

The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe: patterns of political development / George Schöpflin --Basic information / compiled by William Forwood, John Williams and George Kurian --Russia and the Soviet Union to / John Keep --Eastern Europe / Geoffrey Stern --Ideology and politics / Marcus Wheeler --The Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact.

The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe in the global economy provides a comprehensive understanding of the international dimensions and domestic constraints of changing East-West economic relations.

It will be widely read by students and specialists of Soviet and East European studies, economics and political science.

Czechoslovakia, the Soviet Union, and the Marshall plan / Karel Krátký --The Soviet-Yugoslav coflict and the formation of the 'socialist camp' model / Leonid Gibianski the turning point / Krystyna Kersten --Soviet policy in the annexed East European borderlands: language, politics, and ethnicity in Moldova / Charles E.

King. In this volume, leading international political economists provide an in-depth analysis of why the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe are moving away from a centrally planned economy toward integration within the global economy and examine how they overcome their development lag and implement a restructuring : Paperback.

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The essays - by Western, Russian, and East European experts - present a wide and varied picture of the period. The authors use newly available materials to investigate different aspects of Soviet-East European relations - party affairs, military and political coordination, cultural and mass media policies, as well as the crises and conflicts.

The Soviet Union's dramatic collapse in was a pivotal moment in the complex history of Central and Eastern Europe, and Ivan Berend here offers a magisterial new account of the dramatic transformation that culminated in ten former Soviet Bloc countries joining the European cturer: Cambridge University Press.

The Eastern Bloc, also known as the Communist Bloc, the Socialist Bloc and the Soviet Bloc, was the group of communist states of Central and Eastern Europe, East Asia, and Southeast Asia under the hegemony of the Soviet Union (USSR) that existed during the Cold War (–) in opposition to the capitalist Western Western Europe, the term Eastern Bloc generally referred to the USSR.

Rees is Professor of Eastern European History at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy. He is the author of three monographs State Control in Soviet Russia: The Rise and the Fall of the Workers' and Peasants' Inspectorate (); Stalinism and Soviet Rail Transport, () and Political Thought from Machiavelli to.

Studies in East European Thought (SEET) provides a forum for impartial scholarly discussion of philosophical thought and intellectual history of East and Central Europe, Russia, as well as post-Soviet states. SEET offers a venue for philosophical dialogue in.

Soviet and Communist studies is the field of historical studies of the Soviet Union and other Communist states, as well as of communist parties, such as the Communist Party USA, that existed or still exist in some form in many countries, inside or outside the former Soviet is a field rife with conflict and controversy.

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While this area is now seldom offered as a field of study in itself. - Professor A. McMillin, School of Slavonic and East European Studies 'This is a meticulous, subtly calibrated and well-focused study which deepens our knowledge of the political crisis within the Soviet Union in the s and early s: 1.

Despite deep-seated mistrust and hostility between the Soviet Union and the Western democracies, Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union in June created an instant alliance between the Soviets and the two greatest powers in what the Soviet leaders had long called the "imperialist camp": Britain and the United States.

This book analyses the relationship between economic power and political authority in the Soviet system. In it, Stephen Whitefield takes issue with those who think that communist politicians successfully dominated the economy and society. He argues, on the contrary, that politicians' effortsto build authority in the industrial sector were a key source of political instability, and that.

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Top Books Top Audiobooks Oprah’s Book Club Religion and Nationalism in Soviet and East European Politics. Sabrina P. Ramet. $; $; Publisher Description. Religious organizations in many countries of the communist world have served as agents for the preservation, defense.

Thus her book begins with a strong argument against the revisionist belief that the Soviet imposition of communism in eastern Europe after was. George Sanford is a reader in politics Bristol University and a leading academic specialist on Poland and Eastern Europe.

He is the author of ten books, including most recently the Historical Dictionary of Poland (), Democratic Government in Poland () and Poland: The Conquest of History ().

This book, originally published indescribes the Soviet environment at its crisis point in the late s and early s. Beolorussia and the Ukraine had, as a result of the Chernobyl accident, been declared ecological disaster zones and across the country as a whole as many as 20 per cent of the population lived in environmental danger areas and another per cent in Author: John Stewart.

After the October Revolution of November 7, (October 25 Old Calendar) there was a movement within the Soviet Union to unite all of the people of the world under Communist rule (see Communist International).This included the Eastern bloc countries as well as the Balkan States.

Communism as interpreted by Vladimir Lenin and his successors in the Soviet government required the abolition of. A loosening of controls over the Soviet people emboldened independence movements in the Soviet satellites of Eastern Europe. Political revolution in Poland in. Eastern Europe, Soviet Era: Selected full-text books and articles Long Awaited West: Eastern Europe since By Stefano Bottoni; Sean Lambert Indiana University Press, Read preview Overview.

Throughout the history of the Soviet Union, millions of people suffered political repression, which was an instrument of the state since the October culminated during the Stalin era, then declined, but it continued to exist during the "Khrushchev Thaw", followed by increased persecution of Soviet dissidents during the Brezhnev stagnation, and it did not cease to exist until late.

Silvio Pons is professor of eastern European history at the University of Rome Tor Vergata and director of the Gramsci Institute Foundation in Rome.

His books include The Soviet Union and Europe in the Cold War, and Stalin and the Inevitable War, Robert Service teaches Russian history at the University of Oxford.

He is the author of Comrades. Usually used to rid political opponents in the Soviet Union. Many of Stalin's opponents simply disappeared Book about a Siberian Labor labor camp that criticized Stalin's rule. East Germany, Bulgaria, Romania, Poland, and Hungary.

Countries that were under the influence of the Soviet Union.

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Albania and Yugoslavia. Eastern European Countries. Soviet hegemony in Eastern Europe has many dimensions, including political, economic, and ideological factors discussed in other chapters of this volume.

But most fundamentally, the Soviet stake in Eastern Europe involves security considerations and is based on military power. Despite the Soviet Union's elaborate preparations to expand its influence in Eastern Europe, you write that there was a great variety of political parties, private.

Table of Contents. Introduction – Post-Cold War borders and borderscapes Jussi P. Laine, Ilkka Liikanen and James W.

Scott PART ONE: REFRAMING POLITICAL SPACE IN THE EU’S EASTERN NEIGHBOURHOOD -Cold War borders and the constitution of the international role of the European Union and the Russian Federation Ilkka Liikanen and Jeremy Smith 2. This volume brings together a series of recent analyses spanning the whole period of Soviet domination of Eastern Europe.

The essays - by Western, Russian, and East European experts - present a wide and varied picture of the period. The authors use newly available materials to investigate different. Bulgaria signed the European Union Treaty of Accession on 25 Apriland became a full member of the European Union on 1 January In addition, it has a tripartite economic and diplomatic collaboration with Romania and Greece, [] good ties with China [] and Vietnam [] and a historical relationship with Russia.A model of the kind of fine-grained, multinational analysis that we need is the work of the Harvard scholar Mark Kramer on Soviet–East European relations, so far published only in a series of scholarly articles, research papers, and book chapters.

6 Basing his work on extensive digging in Soviet and East European archives, plus a wide range.This book is output from an international workshop held in June in St. Petersburg and takes stock of the diverse and divergent welfare trajectories of post-socialist countries across central, eastern, and southeastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.