1st Edition

The Soviet State The Domestic Roots Of Soviet Foreign Policy

By Sir Curtis Keeble, Curtis Keeble Copyright 1985
    244 Pages
    by Routledge

    252 Pages
    by Routledge

    This book, examining the influence of international trade, considers some of the broader trends in the changing structure of Soviet society, before turning to two specific sources of potential internal strain, both with implications for foreign policy, nationalism and religion.

    Introduction -- Ideology and Society -- The Historical Roots -- The Societal Dimension -- Nation and Nationalism in Central Asia -- Religion in the USSR -- The Soviet Economy -- Soviet Industry in Its International Context -- Soviet Agriculture: Problems and Prospects -- International Trade and Resources* -- Comrade Colossus: The Impact of Soviet Military Industry on the Soviet Economy -- Siberia: Heartland and Framework -- Foreign Policy Makers -- The CPSU Local Apparat -- The Military Role in Soviet Decision-Making -- The Foreign Policy-Making Process -- Conclusion: The Implications for Foreign Policy


    Curtis Keeble