From Publishers Weekly
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A good read that should be required reading to graduate from High School.Published 3 months ago by William R. Griffiths
Good history of the "fall" of the Soviet state and a profile on Gorbachev. Gives good insight into the seeds of destruction of the communist state and the rise of the chaos... Read morePublished 15 months ago by drbobert
The book was a required text in an OSHER class and the basis for discussions. The book presented details of the title event so as to stimulate thoughts and alternate insights.. Read morePublished 17 months ago by C. Watson
I chose this book because I have read some of Dobbs's other books. He seems to have the credentials and the experience. Read morePublished 18 months ago by D. Stemmler
A fascinating in depth read of the demise of communism by the author of House of Cards. Dobbs lived in Russia and witnessed many of these events first hand.Published 19 months ago by chris helms
An outstanding history of a very complicated and confusing era. This is the best treatment I have read on this topic. Read morePublished 19 months ago by J Michael McDade
The book is an excellent analysis of the breakup of the Soviet Union, and the reasons for it. Particularly timely now, given the situation in Ukraine.Published 19 months ago by Roger E. Borg
If you really want to know where Socialism leads, then this book is the place to start. It's terribly sad that America is rushing down the Socialism path while we have scads of... Read morePublished 21 months ago by J. Borregoresner