Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 February 2014

400 Pages | 20 hts

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199938773

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Unwanted Visionaries

The Soviet Failure in Asia at the End of the Cold War

Sergey Radchenko

Oxford Studies in International History

  • A landmark study of the Soviet Union's failed attempt to become the dominant regional power in Asia.
  • Rare historical, archivally grounded study on the late Cold War that sheds light on current foreign policy.
  • Covers a massive geographic range, including China, Japan, India, Mongolia, and Korea.
  • Sheds new light on the actions of Mikhail Gorbachev, Deng Xiaoping, Margaret Thatcher, Boris Yeltsin, and George H.W. Bush, among others.