Boris Yeltsin and Russia's democratic transformation / Herbert J. Ellison
- Ellison, Herbert J.
- Seattle : University of Washington Press, 
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- Physical Description:
- ix, 313 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 24 cm.
- Jackson School publications in international studies
- Boris Yeltsin, Russian liberator -- Reform or revolution? Yeltsin and Gorbachev, 1987-1991. From colleagues to rivals. Yeltsin builds an opposition program and Russian base. Challenging the center. Counterrevolution and democratic revolution. Replacing the Union. Epilogue -- The politics of reform, 1991-1999. Facing Communist opposition. Conflicts over policy and constitutional structure. Blocking constitutional reform. Reform and rebellion. The new constitutional order. Parliamentary and presidential elections -- The final phase of Yeltsin's leadership : economic and political crisis. Yeltsin seeks a successor -- Building a new economy. The legacy of Gorbachev's economic reforms. The politics and economics of the Yeltsin reforms. The long struggle for agricultural reform. Yeltsin's achievement in economic reform -- The new Russia and the world. Russia and the West. Russia and East Asia. Russia and the other Former Soviet Republics. An overview of Russian foreign policy under Yeltsin. -- The Yeltsin legacy.
- 0295986379 (hardback : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages [287-292]) and index.
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