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The Enigma of 1989

The USSR and the Liberation of Eastern Europe

by Jacques LГ©vesque

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history (ie other than Britain & Ireland),
  • International relations,
  • Political ideologies,
  • Political structure & processes,
  • c 1980 to c 1990,
  • History - General History,
  • Contemporary Politics - Former Soviet Republics,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Eastern Europe,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe),
  • International Relations - General,
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Science / General,
  • 1945-1989,
  • Europe, Eastern,
  • Foreign Relations,
  • Politics and government,
  • Soviet Union

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7710268M
    ISBN 100520206312
    ISBN 109780520206311

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The Soviet external empire fell in virtually without bloodshed. The domino-like collapse of the communist regimes of Eastern Europe was not anticipated by political experts in either the East or the West. The Enigma of The USSR and the Liberation of Eastern Europe.

By Jacques Levesque. (Berkeley: University of California Press, Pp. $) Jacques Levesque, a professor of political science and specialist in Soviet foreign policy, tries to answer the question as to why Gorbachev gave up Eastern Europe.

Preferred Citation: Lévesque, Jacques. The Enigma of The USSR and the Liberation of Eastern Europe. The most remarkable and least expected event of was, in fact, the Soviet Union's attitude and behavior toward the changes taking place in Eastern Europe.

That behavior was all the more surprising given that Soviet foreign policy had always been at its most. Based on a careful review of contemporary histories, memoirs, limited archival material, and his own interviews with participants, his book reconstructs Mikhail Gorbachev's course from the beginning of perestroika in the mids through Poland's breakout in spring and summer to the opening of the floodgates that fall.

UC Press E-Books Collection, formerly eScholarship Editions Home Search Browse: Print View: Search within this book Bookbag About Us Help: The Enigma of ACKNOWLEDGMENTS AND NOTES ON SOURCES: INTRODUCTION THE MEANING OF EVENTS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD: PART I THE PLACE OF EASTERN EUROPE IN GORBACHEV'S POLITICAL PROJECT.

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