A long goodbye : the Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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A long goodbye : the Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan

Author: Artemy M Kalinovsky
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Why did the USSR linger so long in Afghanistan? What makes this account of the Soviet-Afghan conflict both timely and important is its focus on the factors that prevented the Soviet leadership from  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Monografia
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Artemy M Kalinovsky
ISBN: 9780674058668 0674058666
OCLC Number: 838332924
Awards: Nominated for Arthur Ross Book Award 2012
Nominated for Lionel Gelber Prize 2012
Nominated for William E. Colby Award 2012
Nominated for Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award 2012
Nominated for J. David Greenstone Book Prize 2012
Nominated for Albert Hourani Book Award 2012
Nominated for Barbara Jelavich Book Prize 2012
Nominated for Reginald Zelnik Book Prize in History 2012
Description: [8], 304 s. : il. ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Artemy M. Kalinovsky.


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An original and important book that advances our knowledge of the end of the Cold War and the collapse of the USSR. -- William C. Taubman, author of <i>Khrushchev: The Man and His Era Read more...

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