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New Nations Rising: The Fall of the Soviets and the Challenge of Independence

 
 
 
 
New Nations Rising: The Fall of the Soviets and the Challenge of Independence
Author: Nadia Diuk - Adrian Karatnycky
ISBN 13: 9780471582632
ISBN 10: 471582638
Edition: 1
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 1993-04-21
Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
List Price: $24.95
 
 

A fascinating account of the collapse of the Soviet Union and the development and victory of independence movements throughout the republics. Details the broader history of the Soviet Empire—from the brutal abuses of Stalin and Brezhnev to the politics of Gorbachev and Yeltsin. Includes firsthand interviews with those involved in reshaping Soviet politics.

Publishers Weekly

This rewritten and updated version of 1990's The Hidden Nations sustains the authors' focus on the nationalities of the former Soviet Union. Photos. (May)