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The New Russians

Author: Smith, Hedrick Publisher: Random House, 1990.Language: EnglishDescription: 621 p. : Ill./Maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0394581903Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Book Europe Campus
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Print HM131.62 .R8 S65 1990
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Available 001229610
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Includes bibliographical references and index


The New Russians Contents Acknowledgments Introduction: After the Wall Came Down ix xv PART ONE: ROOTS OF REFORM 1 1. The Hidden Wellsprings of Reform 2. The Brezhnev Generation: Slide into Cynicism 3. Gorbachev and the Khrushchev Generation 4. How Did Gorbachev Make It to the Top? PART TWO: THE AWAKENING 5 17 31 57 79 5. "What Do You Think?" 6. Glasnost: A Marriage of Political Convenience 7. Troubadours of Truth 8. Stalinism: The Open Wound 9. The Media Versus the Apparat 83 94 100 121 148 PART THREE: LOOKING FOR PERESTROIKA 175 179 206 233 262 293 297 324 352 383 415 419 442 452 487 5o8 529 553 555 575 581 603 10. The Culture of Envy 11. Why the Reluctant Farmers? 12. The Captive Captains of Soviet Industry 13. The New Entrepreneurs: Trying Out Capitalism PART FOUR: THE EMPIRE TEARING APART 14. Uzbekistan: "Our Language Is Our Heart and Our Soul" 15. Armenia and Azerbaijan: A Soviet Lebanon 16. Lithuania: Breaking the Taboo of Secession 17. Backlash in Mother Russia PART FIVE: THE TASTE OF DEMOCRACY 18. Grass-Roots Activism: Reinventing Politics 19. Elections: Crossing Out Party Bosses 20. Congress: Genesis of an Opposition 21. Communism: "Knee-Deep in Gasoline" 22. The Party: Losing Power, Losing People 23. City Hall: The New Political Entrepreneurs PART SIX: CONCLUSION 24. The Outlook: Will It Collapse or Will It Endure? Bibliography Notes Index

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