The author traces the evolution of the Soviet political system from its origins in 1917 to the present day. He shows how power has rarely been devolved outside a particularly tightly-knit ruling elite. Special emphasis is placed on the experience of the peasantry, urban workers and professionals.
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Book Description Collins, U.S.A., 1985. Hard Copy. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Great book which is ex library and carries the usual stamps, there are a few black and white pictures. Pages appear clean and tight, scan available upon request. Bookseller Inventory # 015779