By Stephen Lovell
- Presents one of many purely histories of the Soviet Union and Russia that starts off with global battle II and is going past the Soviet cave in via to the early twenty-first century
- Innovative thematic association and strategy enables insights which are ignored in chronological histories
- Draws on quite a lot of assets and the very newest examine on post-Soviet historical past, a quickly constructing field
- Supported by way of additional examining, bibliography, maps and illustrations.
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