Know your enemy : the rise and fall of America's Soviet experts / David C. Engerman.
Oxford ; New York Oxford University Press, 2009.
x, 459 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -432) and index.
Introduction: Knowing the Cold War enemy -- pt. 1. A field in formation -- The wartime roots of Russian studies training -- Social science serves the state in war and Cold War -- Institution-building on a national scale -- pt. 2. Growth and dispersion -- The Soviet economy and the measuring-rod of money -- The lost opportunities of Slavic literary studies -- Russian history as past politics -- The Soviet Union as a modern society -- Soviet politics and the dynamics of totalitarianism -- pt. 3. Crisis, conflict, and collapse -- The dual crises of Russian studies -- Right turn into halls of power -- Left turn in the ivory tower -- Perestroika and the collapse of Soviet studies -- Epilogue: Soviet studies after the Soviet Union.