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Steeltown, USSR

Stephen Kotkin

Steeltown, USSR

Glasnost, destalinization, and perestroika in the provinces (Occasional papers series)

by Stephen Kotkin

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Published by Center for Slavic and East European Studies, University of California at Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic conditions,
  • History,
  • Magnitogorsk (Russia)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8518733M
    ISBN 100962262900
    ISBN 109780962262906
    OCLC/WorldCa26188256

    Steeltown, USSR (Paperback) Soviet Society in the Gorbachev Era. By Stephen Kotkin. University of California Press, , pp. Publication Date: Septem Author Stephen Kotkin. Title Steeltown, USSR: Soviet Society in the Gorbachev Era. Binding Hardcover. Book Condition Used: Acceptable. Jacket Condition Very Good. Type Hardcover. Publisher University of California Press ISBN Number / .

    Stephen Mark Kotkin (born Febru ) is an American historian, academic and author. He is currently a professor in history and international affairs at Princeton University and a fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution. He has won a number of awards and fellowships, including the Guggenheim Fellowship, the American Council of Learned Societies and the National Endowment for Education: B.A. (); M.A. (); Ph.D. (). Steeltown, USSR: Soviet Society in the Gorbachev Era avg rating — 20 ratings — published — 5 editions Want to Read saving 4/5.

    Stephen Kotkin has 39 books on Goodreads with ratings. Stephen Kotkin’s most popular book is The Communist Manifesto. Steeltown, USSR: Glasnost, destalinization, and perestroika in the provinces (Occasional papers. University of California, Berkeley. Armageddon Averted The Soviet Collapse, Updated Edition. Stephen Kotkin. Combining historical and geopolitical analysis with an absorbing narrative, Kotkin draws upon extensive research, including memoirs by dozens of insiders and senior figures, to illuminate the factors that led to the demise of Communism and the USSR.


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STEELTOWN, USSR is truer in spirit and kinship to the earlier Smith book THE NEW RUSSIANS focuses a little too much on Gorbachev to the exclusion of the wider picture. This book gives an effective glimpse of that wider picture thru an effective microcosm a must Cited by:   Stephen Kotkin spent a few months in the Soviet Urals steeltown of Magnitogorsk in and to research his dissertation on the city in the Stalin era (which became the impressive "Magnetic Mountain").

Yet during his time in Magnitogorsk, Soviet society was changing and crumbling around him, and those changes inspired this other book/5. Steeltown, USSR Paperback – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, "Please retry" — — — Paperback Format: Paperback.

About the Book No one, not even Mikhail Gorbachev, anticipated what was in store when the Soviet Union Steeltown in the s on a radical course of long-overdue structural reform. The consequences of that momentous decision, which set in motion a Steeltown eventually affecting the entire postwar world order, are here chronicled from inside a previously forbidden Soviet city.

The Paperback of the Steeltown, USSR: Soviet Society in the Gorbachev Era by Stephen Kotkin at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more!Author: Stephen Kotkin. Steeltown, USSR Soviet society in the Gorbachev era by Stephen Kotkin Published by University of California Press in by: Steeltown, USSR: Soviet Society in the Gorbachev Era by Stephen Kotkin Hardcover Book, pages See Other Available Editions Description No one, not even Mikhail Gorbachev, anticipated what was in store when the Soviet Union embarked in the s on a radical course of long-overdue structural : Steeltown, USSR book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5. Like no other Soviet city, Magnitogorsk provides a window onto the desperate struggle to overcome the heavy burden of Stalin’s legacy.

“an enterprising and keenly observant American scholar gives a graphic picture of the city and its people in the era of perestroika, when the huge steel plant has become an industrial dinosaur, a symbol of.

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Steeltown, USSR by Stephen Kotkin; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Politics and government, Perestroĭka; Places: Magnitogorsk, Russia (Federation), Magnitogorsk (Russia), Soviet Union; Times: Steeltown, USSR: Glasnost, destalinization, and perestroika in the provinces (Occasional papers series) Paperback – January 1, by Stephen Kotkin (Author)Author: Stephen Kotkin.

Steeltown, USSR Book Description: No one, not even Mikhail Gorbachev, anticipated what was in store when the Soviet Union embarked in the s on a radical course of long-overdue structural reform. Steeltown, USSR: Soviet Society in the Gorbachev Era. In this Book. Additional Information.

Steeltown, USSR: Soviet Society in the Gorbachev Era contents. View Citation; summary. No one, not even Mikhail Gorbachev, anticipated what was in store when the Soviet Union embarked in the s on a radical course of long-overdue structural reform Cited by: The book focusses on the interesting question about how the Soviet Union passed away so peacefully, and although this question is not really answered, it is a a point of central interest to modern history and well covered in this by: Steeltown, USSR: Soviet society in the Gorbachev era.

[Stephen Kotkin] -- Kotkin offers the reader an unsurpassed portrait of daily life in the Gorbachev era. From the formation of "informal" political groups to the start-up of fledgling businesses in the new cooperative. Having slogged my way through "Magnetic Mountain", Kotkin's detailed academic study of Magnitogorsk in the 20's and 30's (masterful but not a light read by any measure), "Steeltown, USSR" is far more accessible, a much shorter and much easier read, although still Reviews: 5.

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A half century ago Western readers were introduced to Magnitogorsk, the Soviet Pittsburgh and showpiece of Stalin's industrialization program, in John Scott's Behind the Urals. Now an enterprising and keenly observant American scholar gives a graphic picture of the city and its people in the era of perestroika, when the huge steel plant has become an industrial dinosaur, a symbol of the.

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The consequences of that momentous.Steeltown, USSR: Soviet Society in the Gorbachev Era Stephen Kotkin, Author University of California Press $40 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book.Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Kotkin, Stephen.

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