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The Soviet Union After Brezhnev
The Soviet Union After Brezhnev
Edited by Martin McCauley
Holmes & Meier, 1984, 160 pp

Ten lectures given in 1982 at London's School of Slavonic Studies and intended for "a wide range of readers" as well as students. Combining textbook exposition on Soviet politics with comments on present and future dilemmas, they tend toward the superficial, although the list of authors (which includes Alec Nove, Jonathan Alford, George Schöpflin and Hugh Seton-Watson) bespeaks both intellectual quality and expert knowledge of the U.S.S.R.