The Soviet Political Agenda - Daniel TarschysMacMillan & Co., 1979, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good+ — in Good+ Dustwrapper. Dustwrapper a little rubbed at the edges, nicked at the top corner of the lower panel. Small stain to the leading edge of the text block. Staple indent to the first couple of pages. Text complete, clean and tight else.
Problems and Priorities 1950 — 1970. From the cover: “What is Soviet politics about? What are the Kremlin’s most pressing concerns? How do the leaders perceive their domestic problems, and what do they propose to do about them? How do policy diagnoses and prescriptions evolve over time? This is a study of the political priorities of the Soviet leadership in three different years: Stalin’s 1950, Khrushchev’s 1960 and Brezhnev’s 1970. Through systematic comparison of the instructions contained in the editorials of Pravda, Dr. Tarschys maps the changing political agenda. As Soviet society proceeds from relative poverty to relative prosperity, new issues arise, new geographical areas attract attention and new patterns emerge in the institutional structure of the political system.”