The new Russians ebook
by Hedrick Smith
Hedrick Smith exposes the roots of reform, ideas that were germinating within the . It is one of the best and certainly one of the most ns to the Soviet Union under Gorbachev.
Hedrick Smith exposes the roots of reform, ideas that were germinating within the . during the late seventies and early eighties, but were hidden from view. It is one of the best and certainly one of the most ns to the Soviet Union under Gorbache. .The Washington Post Book World.
Inside portrait of Russia and its people. In The Russians, published in 1983, Smith asserted that fundamental change in the Soviet Union was impossible. Hardcover with dust jacket. Based on his 10 trips to the . within the past two years, his new book represents an about-face. He hails the current wave of reforms as "the most extraordinary peaceful revolution of the twentieth century" and argues that the process of change will sustain momentum-with or without Gorbachev.
Hedrick Smith is a bestselling author, Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter, and Emmy Award–winning producer. His books The Russians and The Power Game were critically acclaimed bestsellers and are widely used in college courses today. Smith’s prime-time specials for PBS have won several awards for examining systemic problems in modern America and offering insightful, prescriptive solutions.
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Smith was born in Kilmacolm, Scotland. He was educated at The Choate School (now Choate Rosemary Hall) in Wallingford, Connecticut and at Williams College, where he was a brother of Alpha Delta Phi. After graduating from Williams College (where he earned a .
Xxxi, 621 pages ; 24 cm. The story of the 2nd Russian Revolution. Includes bibliographical references (pages 575-580) and index. Includes bibliographical references (pages 575-580) and index
I just received The New Russians.
I just received The New Russians. But it's a bit confusing. I initially thought that this updated the original - 'The Russians'. Flicking through The New Russians, the majority of the work is clearly from the late 80s onwards.
Even from afar, the transformation in the Soviet Union held a special fascination for all of us, and not only because it affected our destiny, our survival, even the changing nature of our own society. What happened there riveted our interest for a deeper reason: It was a modern enactment of one of the archetypal stories of human existence, that of the struggle from darkness to light, from poverty toward prosperity, from dictatorship toward democracy.