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The Resource Changing Course : Ideas, Politics, and the Soviet Withdrawal from Afghanistan, (electronic resource)

Changing Course : Ideas, Politics, and the Soviet Withdrawal from Afghanistan, (electronic resource)

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Changing Course : Ideas, Politics, and the Soviet Withdrawal from Afghanistan
Title
Changing Course
Title remainder
Ideas, Politics, and the Soviet Withdrawal from Afghanistan
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Language
eng
Summary
Soviet foreign policy changed dramatically in the 1980s. The shift, bitterly resisted by the country's foreign policy traditionalists, ultimately contributed to the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War. In Changing Course, Sarah Mendelson demonstrates that interpretations that stress the impact of the international system, and particularly of U.S. foreign policy, or that focus on the role of ideas or politics alone, fail to explain the contingent process of change. Mendelson tells a story of internal battles where ""misfit"" ideas--ones that severely challenged th
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Dewey number
327.47
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Studies in International History and Politics
Label
Changing Course : Ideas, Politics, and the Soviet Withdrawal from Afghanistan, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Contents
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface: Encounters with a Declining Power; Abbreviations
Control code
ocn884012785
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (158 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400864829
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884012785
Label
Changing Course : Ideas, Politics, and the Soviet Withdrawal from Afghanistan, (electronic resource)
Publication
Contents
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface: Encounters with a Declining Power; Abbreviations
Control code
ocn884012785
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (158 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400864829
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884012785

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