The System: An Insider's Life in Soviet Politics
New York: Times Books, c1992. First U.S. Edition. First Printing. 25 cm, 380, illus., index. Based on: Zatianuvsheesia vyzdorovlenie, 1953-1985, originally published in Moscow in 1991. The author was an advisor, and Central Committee member, in the Soviet government from the 1960's to the 1990's; he provides an insider's view of the power shifts, changes in government, internal dissidence and dissent, and the effects of Stalinism. Condition: good, good.
Keywords: Soviet Union, Perestroika, Politburo, Andropov, G. A. Arbatov, Dissidents, Boris Yeltsin, Brezhnev, Gorbachev
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