Almost twenty years after the Soviet Unions' end, what are we to make of its existence? Was it a heroic experiment, an unmitigated disaster, or a viable if flawed response to the modern world? Taking a fresh approach to the study of the Soviet Union, this Very Short Introduction blends political history with an investigation into the society and culture at the time.
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This is the first volume of an integrated documentary history of the Soviet Union. It draws on the primary material that has come to light since the collapse of Communist rule in 1991 to provide an entree to debate over humanity's most momentous and tragic experiment.