The Rise of the Soviet Union recounts the major social, economic, and political issues in the tumultuous history of the world's first socialist state, from the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 to the swift disintegration of the Soviet empire of 1991.
"There's a lot of material packed in here, but the brief annotation and summary of each article will help students decide where they want to start their research or reading. An appendix of primary source documents brings in the voices of the time."
-- Booklist (Febraury 2000)
Price: US $28.10