"...a useful work for students & scholars."-CHOICE. "...should be especially useful to both Russian specialists & librarians because of its interdisciplinary approach."-LIBRARY QUARTERLY. "...essential collection material."--ASLIB INFORMATION. The former Soviet Union has always been a fertile area of research & during its final decade, literature proliferated. This reference offers a critical, authoritative guide to the core literature in English about the former Soviet Union. Divided into 10 broad subject areas, each chapter summarizes recent research on the topic, mentioning key titles & authors of the past 10 years. The essays are followed by annotated listings of significant works. The volume's contributors represent a mixture of international scholars, each a specialist familiar with the latest development & publications. Chapter headings comprise General Government & Politics, Armed Forces; Science, & Technology; Society & Culture; & the USSR & the Wider World. (AREA STUDIES GUIDE, 1)Konn, Tania is the author of 'Soviet Studies Guide' with ISBN 9780862917906 and ISBN 0862917905.