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Fortunately, the darkness surrounding this subject is being lifted by those like Geraldine Kelley, who recently translated the original entries for the Book of Remembrance: Biographies of Catholic Clergy and Laity Repressed in the Soviet Union (USSR) from to , a voluminous collection that details the lives of Roman and Eastern Rite. An exclusive excerpt from journalist Yatish Yadav's new book, RAW: A History of India’s Covert Operations, that is the first comprehensive account of Indian spy networks and their role in. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Carrère d'Encausse, Hélène. History of the Soviet Union, London ; New York: Longman, The history of the Soviet Union from to , referred to as the Brezhnev Era, covers the period of Leonid Brezhnev's rule of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). This period began with high economic growth and soaring prosperity, but ended with a much weaker Soviet Union facing social, political, and economic stagnation.
The Last Empire, by Serhii Plokhy, is a comprehensive and detailed account of the last few months of the Soviet Union. It starts with the August Coup and ends with Gorbachev's resignation in December. The book focuses on the Bush, Kravchuk, Gorbachev, and Yeltsin perspectives/5(84). An examination of political, social and cultural developments in the Soviet Union. Kenez traces the development of the Soviet Union from the Revolution to the complacency and corruption of the Gorbachev years. In this second edition, he also examines the post-Soviet period, tracing Russia's development up to the time of s: A history of the Soviet Union from the beginning to the end Peter Kenez. An examination of political, social and cultural developments in the Soviet Union. The book identifies the social tensions and political inconsistencies that spurred radical change in the government of Russia, from the turn of the century to the revolution of The Soviet Union had its roots in the October Revolution of , when the Bolsheviks, headed by Vladimir Lenin, overthrew the Provisional Government that had earlier replaced the monarchy.