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From Washington to Moscow : US-Soviet relations and the collapse of the USSR

Title
From Washington to Moscow : US-Soviet relations and the collapse of the USSR / Louis Sell.
ISBN
9780822361794
0822361795
9780822361954
0822361957
9780822374008
Publication
Durham : Duke University Press, 2016.
Physical Description
408 pages ; 24 cm
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
December 21, 2016
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-397) and index.
Contents
Preface: two treaties, two eras
First visit to the USSR: things are not as they seem
Leonid Brezhnev: power and stagnation
Repression and resistance
The Nixon years
A tale of two cities: Vladivostok and Helsinki
The unhappy presidency of Jimmy Carter
Two crises and an Olympiad
Interregnum: Andropov in power
Ronald Reagan's first administration
Eagle vs. bear: US and Soviet approaches to strategic arms control
Mikhail Gorbachev
Gorbachev ascendant
New kid on the block: Gorbachev emerges in US-Soviet relations
I guess I should say Michael: the turn in US-Soviet relations
1989: year of miracles or time of troubles?
Stumbling toward collapse: Gorbachev's final eighteen months
The August coup
Red star falling August coup aftermath
Why did the USSR collapse?
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