5 edition of Politics in the USSR found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Frederick C. Barghoorn, Thomas F. Remington.|
|Series||Little, Brown series in comparative politics. A Country study, Little, Brown series in comparative politics.|
|Contributions||Remington, Thomas F., 1948-|
|LC Classifications||JN6531 .B3 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 530 p. :|
|Number of Pages||530|
|LC Control Number||85024043|
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Historical development of the Communist theory of leadership / Alfred G. Meyer --The theory of political leadership and the issue of totalitarianism / Carl J. Friedrich --Marxist theories of leadership and bureaucracy: a Marxist approach / Andras Hegedus --Trends in top political leadership in USSR / Frederick C. Barghoorn --Top political. Powers spent two years in a Soviet prison before being exchanged for a Soviet agent, caught in New York. While America and its NATO allies had built up its armed forces in Europe, in , the U.S.S.R. started to build missile bases in Cuba, all within rocket range .
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Bibliographic information. Title: Politics and government Soviet Union Politics and government Summary. A detailed analysis of Soviet historiography between and and the special tensions placed on the Soviet historian of that period. Historiography in the USSR is charged to an unprecedented degree with the functions of socializing future generations, legitimizing political institutions, perpetuating established mores and mythology.
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Until the late s, however, the government was dominated at all levels by the Communist.