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Author Spencer, Metta, 1931-

Title The Russian quest for peace and democracy / Metta Spencer
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 340 pages)
Contents Termites and barking dogs -- Social capital and ideology -- Two scientists, two paths -- Foreign communists -- Three freelance diplomats -- A civil society : elite bears and doves -- Scientists and weaponeers -- In the hands of experts -- Do peace and democracy work? -- The Soviet peace movement at the time of the coup -- The end and the beginning -- From below and sideways -- Social traps : toward an explanation of totalitarianism -- Quest? What quest?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Civil society -- Russia (Federation)
Civil society -- Soviet Union -- History.
Democracy -- Russia (Federation)
Democracy -- Soviet Union -- History.
Peace movements -- Russia (Federation)
Peace movements -- Soviet Union -- History.
Transnationalism -- Social aspects -- Russia (Federation)
Transnationalism -- Social aspects -- Soviet Union -- History.
Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government -- 1991-
USSR -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 073914474X (electronic bk.)
9780739144749 (electronic bk.)