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Merle Fainsod • 35 Items / 6 Books, 14 Articles, 15 Reviews
How Russia Is Ruled (1953)
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Published Reviews
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    Red Rule's Anatomy (Review)
    How Russia Is Ruled, by Merle Fainsod
    1. How Russia Is Ruled by Merle Fainsod
    The Saturday Review, December 19, 1953, p. 18
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    Reviews (Review)
    How Russia Is Ruled, by Merle Fainsod
    1. How Russia Is Ruled by Merle Fainsod
    Political Science Quarterly, March 1954, pp. 135-137
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    Escapees' Testimony (Review)
    How Russia Is Ruled, by Merle Fainsod
    1. How Russia Is Ruled by Merle Fainsod
    The New Republic, October 26, 1953, p. 18
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    Anatomy of Soviet Rule (Review)
    How Russia Is Ruled, by Merle Fainsod
    1. How Russia Is Ruled by Merle Fainsod
    The Nation, February 6, 1954, p. 116
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    Modern European History (3 Reviews)
    The Dynamics of Soviet Society, by W.W. Rostow and Alfred Levin
    1. The Dynamics of Soviet Society by W.W. Rostow and Alfred Levin
    2. How Russia Is Ruled by Merle Fainsod
    3. A Study of Bolshevism by Nathan Leites
    The American Historical Review, October 1954, pp. 107-108
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    Russian or Marxist? (3 Reviews)
    German Marxism and Russian Communism, by John P. Plamenatz
    1. German Marxism and Russian Communism by John P. Plamenatz
    2. Pan-Slavism: Its History and Ideology by Hans Kohn
    3. How Russia Is Ruled by Merle Fainsod
    Encounter, September 1954, pp. 74-77
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    Book Reviews (3 Reviews)
    How Russia Is Ruled, by Merle Fainsod
    1. How Russia Is Ruled by Merle Fainsod
    2. The Dynamics of Soviet Society by W.W. Rostow and Alfred Levin
    3. Law and Social Change in the U.S.S.R. by John N. Hazard
    American Political Science Review, June 1954, pp. 541-543
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    Significant Books of the Last 75 Years (5 Reviews)
    The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
    1. How Russia Is Ruled by Merle Fainsod
    2. A History of Soviet Russia by Edward Hallett Carr
    3. The Russian Revolution, 1917-1921 by William Henry Chamberlin
    4. The Soviet Bloc: Unity and Conflict by Zbigniew Brzezinski
    5. The Magic Lantern by Timothy Garton Ash
    Foreign Affairs, September 1997, pp. 229-230
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    Recent Books on International Relations (8 Reviews)
    Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union
    1. Stalin's Foreign Policy Reappraised by Marshall D. Shulman
    2. How Russia Is Ruled by Merle Fainsod
    3. Economic Trends in the Soviet Union by Abram Bergson and Simon Kuznets
    4. Soviet Legal Institutions by Kazimierz Grzybowski
    5. The Soviet Legal System by John N. Hazard, William E. Butler, and Peter B. Maggs, ...
    6. Accounting in Soviet Planning and Management by Robert W. Campbell
    7. Bolsheviks in the Ukraine by Arthur E. Adams
    8. Red Star in Space by Martin Caidin
    Foreign Affairs, October 1963, p. 158
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    Book Reviews (10 Reviews)
    New Books on the U.S.S.R.
    1. The Soviet History of World War II by Matthew P. Gallagher
    2. Economic Trends in the Soviet Union by Abram Bergson and Simon Kuznets
    3. The Theory, Law and Policy of Soviet Treaties by Jan F. Triska and Robert M. Slusser
    4. A Modern History of Soviet Georgia by David Marshall Lang
    5. How Russia Is Ruled by Merle Fainsod
    6. Inside a Soviet Embassy by Aleksandr Kaznacheev
    7. Russian Classics in Soviet Jackets by Maurice Friedberg
    8. Action Francaise by Eugen Weber
    9. Pakistan: The Consolidation of a Nation by Wayne Ayres Wilcox
    10. The Permanent Crisis by Kurt London
    Current History, October 1963, pp. 237-244
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    Soviet Bloc (13 Reviews)
    Albania, China's Beachhead in Europe, by Harry Hamm
    1. Albania, China's Beachhead in Europe by Harry Hamm
    2. Albania and the Sino-Soviet Rift by William E. Griffith
    3. The Bolshevik Tradition by Robert H. McNeal
    4. Lenin, Stalin, Khrushchev by Robert H. McNeal
    5. Bolshevism: An Introduction to Soviet Communism by Waldemar Gurian
    6. Diversity in International Communism by Alexander Dallin, Jonathan Harris, and Grey Hodnett, ...
    7. The Economic Integration of Hungary Into the Soviet Bloc by Laszlo Zsoldos
    8. How Russia Is Ruled by Merle Fainsod
    9. The Making of Modern Russia by Lionel Kochan
    10. Plekhanov: The Father of Russian Marxism by Samuel H. Baron
    11. Sergei Witte and the Industrialization of Russia by Theodore H. Von Laue
    12. Soviet Crucible by Samuel Hendel
    13. The Soviet Union at the United Nations by Alexander Dallin
    Orbis, Fall 1963, pp. 667-668
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    Recent Books on International Relations (15 Reviews)
    Eastern Europe
    1. Pan-Slavism: Its History and Ideology by Hans Kohn
    2. The Church Under Communism
    3. How Russia Is Ruled by Merle Fainsod
    4. How Russia Is Ruled by Walter Kolarz
    5. The Bolshevik Revolution, 1917-1923 by E.H. Carr
    6. The Russians in Focus by Harold J. Berman
    7. Hands Across the Caviar by Charles W. Thayer
    8. Soviet Imperialism: Its Origin and Tactics by Waldemar Gurian
    9. Soviet Science by Ruth C. Christman
    10. Soviet Documents on Foreign Policy, 1933-1941 by Jane Degras
    11. I Joined the Russians by Heinrich Einsiedel
    12. Estonia: A Reference Book by Villibald Raud
    13. The Jews in the Soviet Satellites by Peter Meyer, Bernard D. Weinryb, and Eugene Duschinsky, ...
    14. Poland: White Eagle on a Red Field by Samuel L. Sharp
    15. Rumanian Summer by Jack Lindsay and Maurice Cornforth
    Foreign Affairs, January 1954, pp. 340-341
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    Brief Comments (28 Reviews)
    Twenty-eight outstanding books of the previous quarter
    1. The Temper of Western Europe by C. Crane Brinton
    2. Fire in the Ashes by Theodore H. White
    3. Modern China's Foreign Policy by Werner Levi
    4. The China Tangle by Herbert Feis
    5. How Russia Is Ruled by Merle Fainsod
    6. Russian Assignment by Leslie C. Stevens, Vice Admiral, U.S.N. (Retired)
    7. Christianity, Diplomacy and War by Herbert Butterfield
    8. Triumph and Tragedy by Winston S. Churchill
    9. James Madison: Secretary of State, 1800-1809 by Irving Brant
    10. A Stillness at Appomattox by Bruce Catton
    11. Cheyenne Autumn by Mari Sandoz
    12. Academic Procession by Ernest P. Earnest
    13. Educational Wastelands by Arthur E. Bestor
    14. Vermont Tradition by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
    15. Circle of the Seasons by Edwin Way Teale
    16. The Best of Two Worlds by Joseph Wood Krutch
    17. The Word on the Brazos by J. Mason Brewer
    18. The World's Rim by Hartley Burr Alexander
    19. Wild Flowers of Western Pennsylvania and the Upper Ohio Basin by O.E. Jennings
    20. Boswell on the Grand Tour by Frederick A. Pottle and James Boswell
    21. Freedom and Fate by Stephen E. Whicher
    22. Southern Renascence by Louis D. Rubin, Jr. and Robert D. Jacobs
    23. Selected Works of Sacheverell Sitwell by Sacheverell Sitwell
    24. Collected Poems by Conrad Aiken
    25. Gardeners and Astronomers by Edith Sitwell
    26. The Present and the Past by I. Compton-Burnett
    27. The Lying Days by Nadine Gordimer
    28. Love is a Bridge by Charles Bracelen Flood
    The American Scholar, Spring 1954, pp. 246-252