The Rise and Fall of Communism in Russia by Prof. Robert V. Daniels

By Prof. Robert V. Daniels

Distinguished historian of the Soviet interval Robert V. Daniels deals a penetrating survey of the evolution of the Soviet method and its ideology. In a tightly woven sequence of analyses written in the course of his career-long inquiry into the Soviet Union, Daniels explores the Soviet event from Karl Marx to Boris Yeltsin and exhibits how key ideological notions have been altered as Soviet heritage unfolded.
The booklet exposes an extended background of yank false impression of the Soviet Union, top as much as the "grand shock" of its cave in in 1991. Daniels's point of view is usually unique, and his checks, a few labored out years in the past, are strikingly prescient within the mild of post-1991 archival revelations. Soviet Communism advanced and decayed over the many years, Daniels argues, via a protracted innovative method, mixed with the demanding situations of modernization and the private struggles among ideologues and power-grabbers.

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