Beyond Sovietology: Essays in Politics and History: Essays in Politics and History, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Beyond Sovietology: Essays in Politics and History

Essays in Politics and History, 1st Edition

By Susan Gross Solomon

Routledge

280 pages

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This volume - a product of the Soviet Domestic Politics workshop sponsored by the Social Science Research Council - marks an end and a new beginning. The end, of course, is that of Sovietology, now permanently "overtaken by events". The beginning encompasses not only a radical multiplication of subjects for analysis - the post-Soviet states - but also the arrival of a new generation of scholars entering the field at its turning point. As the essays in this collection demonstrate, they bring fresh contemporary social scientific questions and methods to an unprecedentedly accessible universe of diverse social groups and societies once subsumed under the Soviet rubric. Their work enriches not only post-Soviet studies but the entire range of comparativist work in the social sciences. Among the authors included here are Jane Dawson, Ellen Hamilton, Joel Hellman, Mark Saroyan, Joseph Schull and Michael Smith.

Table of Contents

Providing the basis for a reconceptualization of key features in Southeast Asia's history, this book examines evolutionary patterns of Europe's and Japan's Southeast Asian empires from the late 19th century through to the 1960s.

About the Author

Susan Gross Solomon is Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto. Her most recent books are Pluralism in the Soviet Union: Essays in Honour of H. Gordon Skilling (1983) and Health and Society in Revolutionary Russia, edited with John F. Hutchinson (1990). She is currently writing a history of Soviet social medicine between the wars, with special emphasis on Soviet-German medical relations.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General