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Russia"s Unfinished Revolution Political Change from Gorbachev to Putin by Michael McFaul

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Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • European history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • 21st century,
  • c 1980 to c 1990,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • Sociology - General,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Russia,
  • Social Science,
  • General,
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7849256M
ISBN 100801488141
ISBN 109780801488146

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  "Both a path-breaking study of Russian politics and a major work on institutional change, Russia's Unfinished Revolution provides the best analytic and theoretical account I have seen of how and why a broad range of actors may come to accept an ambiguous and flawed regime. The access that Michael McFaul has won and the understanding that he has Brand: Cornell University Press. Russia’s Unfinished Revolution is a comprehensive history of Russia during this crucial period. GENRE. History. RELEASED. March 13 LANGUAGE. EN. English. LENGTH. Pages PUBLISHER. Cornell University Press. SELLER. Cornell University Press. SIZE. MB. More Books by Michael McFaul See All. From Cold War to Hot Peace. Russia's Unfinished Revolution: Political Change from Gorbachev to Putin: McFaul, Michael: Books - (7).   This volume is a thoroughgoing, well-researched study of what happened day by day, institution by institution, from the waning days of Gorbachev's shaky, uncertain rule to the denouement of t a doubt, thid book will be go down as the basic study of what the author aptly titled, Russia's unfinished revolution.5/5(2).

Michael McFaul traces Russia's tumultuous political history from Gorbachev's rise to power in through the resignation of Boris Yeltsin in favor of Vladimir Putin. -"Dictators have ruled Russia for centuries," writes Hoover Fellow Michael McFaul in his new book Russia's Unfinished Revolution: Political Change from Gorbachev to Putin (Cornell University Press, ). "Czars and Communist Party chiefs were in charge for so long that it became difficult to imagine a different kind of political system in Russia.".   Russia's Unfinished Revolution by Michael McFaul, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(44).   Buy Russia's Unfinished Revolution: Political Change from Gorbachev to Putin by McFaul, Michael (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(4).

This book carries the often discouraging tale of Russia's quest for * Library Journal * "McFaul gives an erudite and well-documented history of the last fifteen years, from Gorbachev to Putin. He brings striking firsthand experience to bear: The access he managed to obtain, and the time he spent with the revolution's various political. Russia's Unfinished Revolution: Political Change from Gorbachev to Putin. By Michael McFaul. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, p. $ The Russian Parliament: Institutional Evolution in a Transitional Regime, – By Thomas F. Remington. New Haven: Yale University Press, p. $ - Volume 96 Issue 3 - M. Steven FishAuthor: M. Steven Fish. Russia’s Unfinished Revolution: Political Change from Gorbachev to Putin. By Michael McFaul, Cornell University Press, This book is a four-hundred page testimonial to the intellectual and moral bankruptcy of the American Russia-watching its pages, Michael McFaul condemns himself again and again with staggering non-sequiturs, self-serving lies, crude . For centuries, dictators ruled Russia. Tsars and Communist Party chiefs were in charge for so long some analysts claimed Russians had a cultural predisposition for authoritarian leaders. Yet, as a result of reforms initiated by Mikhail Gorbachev, new political institutions have emerged that now require election of political leaders and rule by constitutional procedures.