The Soviet Colossus

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  • Paperback
  • 384 pages
  • The Soviet Colossus
  • Michael Kort
  • English
  • 15 November 2017
  • 0873326768

About the Author: Michael Kort

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The Soviet Colossus The Soviet Colossus is an introduction to 20th century Soviet history within the context of Russian history as a whole Kort begins by showing how and why the Tsars developed powerful centralised institutions that undermined the political, civil and economic freedoms of the Russian people He then goes on to explain how the Bolsheviks attempt to build socialism in a backward country produced the strong centralised bureaucracy that was characteristic of the Soviet Union The post Stalin years of half way reforms are surveyed for new insights In the concluding chapters Kort discusses Gorbachev s place in the continuum of Russian and Soviet history, and his role in unleashing the force that finally toppled the Soviet colossus. Best Download [ The Soviet Colossus ] by [ Michael Kort ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – johndore.co.uk

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  1. Omar Masood says:

    The Soviet Colossus offers a good overview of the history of the USSR The book tends to be a dry read, though The other problem I have with it is the book devotes only a tiny sliver of its pages to discussing the Soviet Union s foreign policy Given the major role the USSR played on the global stage which is after all partly why the book is titled Soviet Colossus this was a disappointing fl...