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As Moscow Sees Us: American Politics And Society In The Soviet Mindset
As Moscow Sees Us: American Politics And Society In The Soviet Mindset
By Richard M. Mills
Oxford, 1990, 308 pp

It is perilous these days to publish research into the Soviet Union conducted over a period of years. The "Soviet mindset," here so carefully analyzed, was the ideological orthodoxy of the pre-Gorbachev years, founded on liturgical explanations of the crisis of capitalism. That "mindset" might return, but is now by no means pervasive.