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Dismantling Utopia

How Information Ended the Soviet Union

by Scott Shane

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Ivan R. Dee, Publisher .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Soviet Union,
  • History: World,
  • Communication (Specific Aspects),
  • Public Policy,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe),
  • Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism,
  • Censorship,
  • History / General,
  • Communication,
  • 1985-1991,
  • Communication policy,
  • Government policy,
  • Politics and government

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8669992M
    ISBN 101566630487
    ISBN 109781566630481

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Dismantling Utopia / Edition 1. by Scott Shane | Read Reviews. Paperback View All Available Formats & Editions. Current price is, Original price is $ You books, films, and videotapes flooded the country with information about the Stalinist past, the communist present, and life in the rest of the world, the Soviet system was driven to Brand: Dee, Ivan R.

Publisher. A brilliant and original account of how Gorbachev's easing of information controls destroyed the illusions of communism and drove the Soviet system to ruin.

Shane writes with such bracing authority, such startling insight, that Dismantling Utopia must be regarded as one of the essential works on the fall of the Soviet : Dismantling Utopia is a testimony to how rejection of economic reasoning destroyed a country that could have been among the world’s richest.

Shane quotes nineteenth-century Russian philosopher and writer Pyotr Chaadayev’s prophetic augury: “We are exceptional people; we are among those nations that, as it were, are not members of mankind but exist only to give the world some terrible lesson.”.

Dismantling Utopia is Scott Shane's brilliant and original account of how Mikhail Gorbachev tried to "renew socialism" by easing information controls - and how the new freedom enjoyed by newspapers, TV, books, films, videotapes, and the popular culture destroyed the illusions of communism and drove the Soviet system to ruin/5(17).

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In Dismantling Utopia: How Information Ended the Soviet Union, author Scott Shane gives his unique perspective about the collapse of the U.S.S.R.

Shane witnessed the collapse of the empire firsthand. He was a journalist in Moscow representing  The Baltimore Sun  from to Utopia (Libellus vere aureus, nec minus salutaris quam festivus, de optimo rei publicae statu deque nova insula Utopia, "A little, true book, not less beneficial than enjoyable, about how things should be in the new island Utopia") is a work of fiction and socio-political satire by Thomas More (–), written in Latin and published in The book is a frame narrative primarily.

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One of the main protagonists in the book was a dissident and political prisoner Andrei Mironov. Lily says: Janu at PM. May I also make a few suggestions about books that are relevant to our time to read are: Tragedy & Hope by Carroll Quigley, The New World Order by William Still, The Return of the Anti-Christ & The New World Order, by Patrick Heron, Hidden Dangers of the Rainbow by Constance Cumbey, Inside the New Age Nightmare by Randall Baer, Pawns in the.

Pris: kr. Häftad, Skickas inom vardagar. Köp Dismantling Utopia av Scott Shane på Dismantling Utopia for the Reader: a political utopia does not mean that it has to regard “politics of a particular moment or place” or even (Book IV: Laws, Book XII) 11 Hexter, In contrast see Baker-Smith for a discussion of cultivation of desire as a mode for control in Huxley’s dystopian fiction.

Also see.What happened next is the subject of Scott Shane's brilliant account in Dismantling Utopia. On the scene in Moscow as correspondent for the Baltimore Sun, he witnessed firsthand how Gorbachev experiment produced a revolution that proved fatal to his party, his government, and his own political career.