Stalinism and after : the road to Gorbachev
- Alec Nove.
- 3rd ed.
- Boston : Unwin Hyman, 1989.
- Physical description
- 212 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
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- Nove, Alec.
- Part 1 Genesis: the Russian political tradition
- the circumstances of revolution
- "NEP" and the rise of the Secretariat
- the great debate - socialism in one country
- the great turning-point. Part 2 The system consolidated: the revolution from above
- privilege, inequality, hierarchy, discipline
- the Seventeenth Congress and the Great Terror
- the purposes of the purge
- the cultural counter-revolution and neo-nationalism
- foreign policy turnabouts
- economic policies in the mid-thirties. Part 3 War: Munich and the Nazi-Soviet pact
- Stalin's big mistake
- Stalin the war leader. Part 4 The last years of Stalin: the brief false spring
- Stalin and the Cold War
- political and cultural repression at home
- economic progress and the Nineteenth Party Congress
- the end of an era
- a digression - what explanation for Stalinism? Part 5 Stalin's heirs and Stalin's legacy: Malenkov outmanoeuvred - Krushchev wins power
- Krushchev's policies and "destalinization"
- Krushchev challenged and triumphant. Part 6 The fall of Krushchev and the rise of Brezhnev: the Brezhnev regime
- what does Brezhnev stand for. Part 7 Brezhnev's death and Gorbachev's rise: Gorbachev and Stalin.
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- Publisher's summary
Alec Nove traces the origins of Stalinism in the USSR, critically analyses its nature and achievements, examines the process of destalinisation which followed Stalin's death, and explores the evolution of the Soviet system under Krushchev, Brezhnev and Gorbachev. His previous books include "Socialism, Economics, and Development", "The Soviet Economic System", "Was Stalin Really Necessary?" and "Economic History of the USSR".
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- Publication date
- Includes index.
- Related Work
- Road to Gorbachev.
- 0044451121 (pbk.)
- 9780044451129 (pbk.)
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