Essential text for a 1st term/semester undergraduate course on Russian Politics (usually 1st or 2nd year). This lively, authoritative and contemporary introduction to Russia looks at both the politics and society of one of the world's most fascinating countries.
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Catherine Danks provides a lively, authoritative and contemporary introduction to post-communist Russia, looking at both the politics and society of one of the world's most fascinating countries. Wide-ranging in scope, the book promotes a comprehensive understanding of contemporary Russia. The Soviet legacy provides a constant theme together with the problems encountered in creating a liberal democratic system and a market economy. * examines the collapse of Soviet power through the Yeltsin years* provides an in-depth examination of Yeltsin's legacy* covers the 1999 State Duma elections and the March 2000 election of President Putin* analyses Putin's first months in office* each chapter packed with feature boxes covering key moments, issues and personalities Catherine Danks is currently Senior Lecturer in the Department of History and Economic History, Manchester Metropolitan UniversityReview:
'... the text demostrates a strong research base and a sound understanding of Russia's problems. It should be positively received by a classroom.' Mark A. Cichock University of Texas at Arlington.
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Book Description Longman, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 582473004
Book Description Longman, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-154-40-4200504
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