Each volume surveys the nation's entire history, identifying key themes and events; portrays the social conditions, environmental problems, and political and social changes over the last few years; and offers a cautious, educated appraisal of what the future may hold. Featuring quotations from ordinary citizens, government officials, and leading intellectuals, each book provides a thorough portrait of contemporary life within a specific country.
A chronology, comprehensive index, and bibliography make each book excellent for quick reference needs. Photographs, maps, and special boxed features enhance the clear and thought-provoking text.
This volume presents the nation and its people as they attempt to overcome the effects of forty-five years of Soviet leadership.
Publisher: Facts On File Inc
Number of pages: 133
Weight: 388 g
Dimensions: 248 x 159 x 15 mm