A Failed Empire: The Soviet Union in the Cold War from Stalin to Gorbachev

  title={A Failed Empire: The Soviet Union in the Cold War from Stalin to Gorbachev},
  author={Vladislav M. Zubok},
Western interpretations of the Cold War--both realist and neoconservative--have erred by exaggerating either the Kremlin's pragmatism or its aggressiveness, argues Vladislav Zubok. Explaining the interests, aspirations, illusions, fears, and misperceptions of the Kremlin leaders and Soviet elites, Zubok offers a Soviet perspective on the greatest standoff of the twentieth century. Using recently declassified Politburo records, ciphered telegrams, diaries, and taped conversations, among other… Expand
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  • J. Iatrides
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Cold War Studies
  • 2005
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