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Author Engerman, David C., 1966-

Title Know your enemy : the rise and fall of America's Soviet experts / David C. Engerman
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
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Contents Introduction: Knowing the Cold War enemy -- pt. 1. A field in formation -- The wartime roots of Russian studies training -- Social science serves the state in war and Cold War -- Institution-building on a national scale -- pt. 2. Growth and dispersion -- The Soviet economy and the measuring-rod of money -- The lost opportunities of Slavic literary studies -- Russian history as past politics -- The Soviet Union as a modern society -- Soviet politics and the dynamics of totalitarianism -- pt. 3. Crisis, conflict, and collapse -- The dual crises of Russian studies -- Right turn into halls of power -- Left turn in the ivory tower -- Perestroika and the collapse of Soviet studies -- Epilogue: Soviet studies after the Soviet Union
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-432) and index
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Subject Cold War -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Intellectuals -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Political scientists -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Scholars -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Social scientists -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Sovietologists -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
USSR -- Research -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
USSR -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0195324862 (acid-free paper)
0199717230 (electronic bk.)
9780195324860 (acid-free paper)
9780199717231 (electronic bk.)