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The Siberian curse : how communist planners left Russia out in the cold

The Siberian curse : how communist planners left Russia out in the cold

Author: Fiona Hill; Clifford G Gaddy
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This is a provocative look at a problem that has been overlooked since the collapse of the Soviet Union. The book argues that years of forcing people and economic activity out into the vast, resource-rich, but inhospitably cold, territory of Siberia has burdened Russia with huge problems and costs.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fiona Hill; Clifford G Gaddy
ISBN: 0815736444 9780815736448 0815736452 9780815736455
OCLC Number: 52750221
Description: xix, 303 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: The great errors --
Size matters --
The cost of the cold --
Geography is not destiny --
Siberia : plenty of room for error --
Disconnected Russia --
Taking stock : how much has changed? --
Can Russia shrink? --
Russia of the mind --
Tearing down Potemkin Russia.
Responsibility: Fiona Hill and Clifford G. Gaddy.
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Can Russia ever become a normal, free-market, democratic society? Why have so many reforms failed since the Soviet Union's collapse? In this highly-original work, Fiona Hill and Clifford Gaddy argue  Read more...


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