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Author Sell, Louis, 1947- author
Title From Washington to Moscow : US-Soviet relations and the collapse of the USSR / Louis Sell
Imprint Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2016
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 人文社會聯圖  E183.8.S65 S35 2016    AVAILABLE    30610020524542
 Modern History Library  327.73047 S467    AVAILABLE    30550100643897
Descript 408 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 352-397) and index
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?
Subject United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States
Soviet Union -- History -- 1985-1991
Soviet Union -- History -- 1953-1985
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