The Soviet Union In World Politics
The Fifty Years War This is an authoritative and comprehensive history of the Cold war and the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union that has dominated world politics in the second half of the twentieth century. Full description
Provides an introductory history of Soviet foreign policy and international relations from 1945 to the end of the Cold War and the break up of the USSR. The book summarizes historical and political controversies about Soviet foreign policy and brings recent research to bear on these debates. The text inteprets the latest evidence available from the Soviet archives and includes: summaries of the main events in Soviet Policy from 1917-1945; exploration of the role of ideology in the Cold War; and a discussion of Stalin's role in the formulation of policy.