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Soviet foreign policy--the Brezhnev years

by Robin Edmonds

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [Oxfordshire], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Brezhnev, Leonid Ilʹich, 1906-,
    • Detente,
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- 1953-1975,
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- 1975-1985

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobin Edmonds.
      SeriesA Galaxy book
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK274 .E3 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 285 p. :
      Number of Pages285
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3162405M
      ISBN 10019285125X, 0192158783
      LC Control Number83004225

      The problems of economic stagnation and political and administrative gerontocracy were effectively ignored under Brezhnev During a visit, this Soviet leader was astonished that Canadian farmers worked hard of their own initiative.   The Brezhnev era is clearly ending. This October he will mark his fifteenth year as the head of the Party, a span at least four years longer than Nikita Khrushchev's official term. In December, he will be 73 and next spring he will, if he holds on, pass Stalin as the oldest Soviet leader ever to hold the top Party position. He has already established the precedent of being Cited by: 2.

      Soviet Foreign Policy: The Brezhnev Years () Gaddis, John Lewis. The Cold War: A New History () Long Peace: Inquiries into the History of the Cold War () Frucht, Richard C. (), Encyclopedia of Eastern Europe: From the Congress of Vienna to the Fall of Communism, Taylor & Francis Group, ISBN ; Gaddis, John Lewis.   That’s a pretty neat summary of how the ailing Leonid Brezhnev held power in the USSR in the s, or the ploy deployed by Konstantin Chernenko, the anybody-but-Gorbachev candidate, to become.

      As Brezhnev's health declined during the latter years of his leadership, Andropov formed a troika alongside Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko and Defense Minister Dmitry Ustinov that ultimately came to dominate Soviet policy. Upon Brezhnev's death on 10 November , Yuri Andropov succeeded him as General Secretary and (by extension) leader of Political party: Communist Party of the Soviet Union . - Brezhnev rose in power through the communist party's ranks when Khrushchev was in power, and later joined the Presidium party in - Brezhnev was in power fro the most part because of the Soviet leadership which had elderly and conservative party members - Brezhnev was not removed from power because of the other elderly members and his age.


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Soviet Foreign Policy in the Brezhnev Years (A Galaxy book) Paperback – Novem Author: Robin Edmonds. The Rise and Fall of the Brezhnev Doctrine in Soviet Foreign Policy is a comprehensive study detailing the collapse of Soviet control in Eastern Europe between andfocusing especially on the pivotal Solidarity uprisings in Poland.

Based heavily on firsthand testimony and fresh archival findings, it constitutes a fundamental reassessment of Soviet foreign policy Cited by: The first half of the book reproduces, with some revisions, a study published a decade ago; the second half is new, covering the last ten years of the Brezhnev era.

Edmonds, a former British diplomat, writes from a long and deep acquaintance with his subject, although his study has the gaps and limitations which plague all Western attempts to penetrate the mysteries of Soviet. Soviet foreign policy--the Brezhnev years.

Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Leonid Ilʹich Brezhnev; Leonid Il'ich Brezhnev; Leonid Il'ič Brežnev; Leonid Ilʹich Brezhnev: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robin Edmonds.

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Format: Book: Language: English: Published: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York a A Galaxy book |a. The Brezhnev Politburo and the decline of detente / by: Gelman, Harry, Published: () The Soviet Union under Brezhnev / by: Tompson, William, Published: ().

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The book makes use Cited by: Soviet foreign policy in the Brezhnev years R. BARSTON Soviet foreign policy has undergone a number of important modifications since the overthrow of Niki ta Krushchev in With the death of Leonid Brezhnev in Novemberit is once more under a major review if not revi-sion in the short term.

- Brezhnev Foreign Relations. In Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko asserted that: "Today there is no question of any significance that can be decided without the Soviet. The Rise and Fall of the Brezhnev Doctrine in Soviet Foreign Policy. Since the sudden collapse of the communist system in Eastern Europe inscholars have tried to explain why the Soviet Union stood by and watched as its empire crumbled.

The Rise and Fall of the Brezhnev Doctrine in Soviet Foreign Policy (The New Cold War History) Matthew J. Ouimet Since the sudden collapse of the communist system in Eastern Europe inscholars have tried to explain why the Soviet Union stood by and watched as its empire crumbled.

The Rise and Fall of the Brezhnev Doctrine in Soviet Foreign Policy is a comprehensive study detailing the collapse of Soviet control in Eastern Europe between andfocusing especially on the pivotal Solidarity uprisings in Poland. Based heavily on firsthand testimony and fresh archival findings, /5.

"The Rise and Fall of the Brezhnev Doctrine in Soviet Foreign Policy is a comprehensive study detailing the collapse of Soviet control in Eastern Europe between andfocusing especially on the pivotal Solidarity uprisings in Poland.

Based heavily on firsthand testimony and fresh archival findings, it constitutes a fundamental reassessment of Soviet foreign policy. The Brezhnev Doctrine was a Soviet foreign policy that proclaimed any threat to socialist rule in any state of the Soviet bloc in Central and Eastern Europe was a threat to them all, and therefore justified the intervention of fellow socialist states.

It was proclaimed in order to justify the Soviet-led occupation of Czechoslovakia earlier inwith the overthrow of the reform government. The Soviet Union Under Brezhnev provides an accessible post-Soviet perspective on the history of the USSR from the mid s to the mid s. It challenges both the evil empire image of the USSR that was widespread in the early s and the stagnation label attached to the period by Soviet reformers under book makes use of a range of memoirs.

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Leonid Brezhnev. Born Decem Kamenskoye, Ukraine Died Novem Moscow, Russia. General secretary of the Soviet Communist Party. W hen chosen to succeed Nikita Khrushchev (–; see entry) as the leader of the Soviet Communist Party, Leonid Brezhnev was fifty-eight years author John L.

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5, The Brezhnev Years, Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press. Gorbachev Era () [ edit ]. MOSCOW, Aug. 31—After two years of caution mixed with hostility, Soviet leaders have altered their foreign‐policy emphasis and are again stress ing the advantages of peaceful coexistence with Author: Bernard Gwertzman.