The tragedy of Russia

impressions from a brief visit by Will Durant

Publisher: Simon and Schuster in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 164 Downloads: 559
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Subjects:

  • Soviet Union -- Economic policy -- 1928-1932.,
  • Soviet Union -- Economic conditions -- 1917-1945.,
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1917-1936.,
  • Soviet Union -- Social conditions.
  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Will Durant.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC335 .D82
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix p., 2 l., 3-164 p.
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22903045M
    LC Control Number33018654

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This book reveals the tragedy of the generation who, out of desperation during the Great Depression, grabbed what they thought was a safety line and traveled to what was being promoted as a "workers' paradise" in the s, only to be swept up in the Great Purge and the Stalin Terror and be worked to death in the Soviet GULAG/5().

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The book is structured into three parts/5. The Soviet tragedy: a history of socialism in Russia, User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Malia's lengthy postmortem scans the entire sweep of applied socialism in Russia--from the glory days of to high Stalinism and on to its recent collapse.5/5(3).

In a remarkable book, The Tragedy of Russia’s Reforms: Market Bolshevism against Democracy, American political scientist Peter Reddaway and Russian scholar Dmitri Glinski capture one’s attention by introducing a socio–political lexicon to clarify [a] new period [in Russia].

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The author discusses Russia's strengths and weaknesses as a civilization, the dilemmas that have always confronted it, and the challenges posed by the contemporary effort to remake Russia. Figes' A People's Tragedy is this rarity. I have read many books about the Russian Revolution, but no book has the sweep, the clarity, the balance, and the heartbreak of this.

I literally had to put it down every so often because the sheer tragedy of what I was reading was more than I could bear.5/5(5). America's Russia-watchers, with only a few exceptions, committed malpractice throughout the results have undermined our values and jeopardized our nation's security.

When the Soviet Union ended infour American professions laid claim to special expertise on post-Communist Russia: government policymakers, economic and financial advisers, journalists.

Joseph Stalin plunged Russia into a barbarous nightmare the likes of which the world has never seen, leaving behind a ravaged nation and a legacy of grief, but no answers.

Until now. As propaganda chief of the Soviet Red Army and later chairman of the Russian Archives Declassifying Commision, General Dmitri Volkogonov enjoyed unparalleled access to the vast. Failed crusade: America and the tragedy of post-Communist Russia User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Cohen (Russian studies and history, New York Univ.) here presents an opinion not held by most U.S. officials and Russian "experts": that the so-called democratization of post-Soviet Russia has been a Read full review5/5(2).

Trudolyubov traces the roots of what he sees as the tragedy of Russia: its failure to establish democratic institutions that would defend its citizens against the whims of their rulers. With concision and clarity, he blames Russia’s historical lack of robust property rights. In a remarkable book, The Tragedy of Russia’s Reforms: Market Bolshevism against Democracy, American political scientist Peter Reddaway and Russian scholar Dmitri Glinski capture one’s attention by introducing a socio–political lexicon to clarify [a] new period [in Russia].

Instead of a Western–style political and civic nation–state, today’s Russian state has become. Russia is neither doomed to have adversarial relations with the West nor destined to have friendly ones with it: it is all in the hands of policymakers who need to learn, also from their own mistakes.

Anatoly Adamishin’s book provides them with a rich body of experience to work from. The tragedy of the commons is a situation in a shared-resource system where individual users, acting independently according to their own self-interest, behave contrary to the common good of all users by depleting or spoiling the shared resource through their collective theory originated in an essay written in by the British economist William Forster Lloyd, who used Author(s): Garrett Hardin.

"This book constitutes a major step forward in the study of war crimes and human rights violations during the second Russo-Chechen war. In Gilligan's view, the principal objective of the Russian leadership was the subjugation and punishment of the Chechen populace.Let’s hear from the man himself.

Please tell us more about Six Weeks in Russia in There are only a couple of well-known eyewitness accounts of the revolution. The best known is probably John Reed’s Ten Days That Shook The World, but I’ve gone with Ransome’s book because Ransome is my man, and because whereas Reed’s book is a highly imaginative.

Russia was the one last corner where revolutionary socialism, purity of principle and ideals, still held away. It was a place to which all sincere socialist elements in Germany and Europe could look in order to find relief from the disgust they felt at the practice of the West European labor movement, in order to arm themselves with the courage.