John Barber, 9 November 1989
Show More The Long Road to Freedom: Russia and Glasnost by Walter Laqueur.
Unwin Hyman, 325 pp., £16.95, September 1989, 0 04 440343 7Show More
Glasnost in Action: Cultural Renaissance in Russia by Alec Nove.
Unwin Hyman, 251 pp., £15, September 1989, 9780044453406Show More
Soviet History in the Gorbachev Revolution by R.W. Davies.
Macmillan, 232 pp., £29.50, July 1989, 0 333 49741 4Show More
Beyond Perestroika: The Future of Gorbachev’s USSR by Ernest Mandel, translated by Gus Fagan.
Verso, 214 pp., £34.95, May 1989, 9780860912231Show More
Perestroika in Perspective: The Design and Dilemmas of Soviet Reform by Padma Desai.
Tauris, 138 pp., £14.95, July 1989, 1 85043 141 8Show More
“... Why this should be and what the prospects are for reform of the Soviet economy is the subject of Padma Desai’s book. As an introduction to the subject, it is a model of lucidity. It has the merit of not prescribing ideal remedies for problems which are easy to solve from an armchair thousands of miles away, but instead tries to understand the logic ...”