The Third World and the USSR

Laidi, Zaki (ed.)
Publisher:  Zed
Year Published:  1989  
Pages:  192pp   ISBN:  0-86232-731-8
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX19375

What use is the Soviet Union to the Third World? Why is its authoritarian system so often attractive to Third World regimes? Why have so many regimes apparently adopted Soviet Marxism as their model? The authors show how the Soviet model is often used to suit the purposes of governments whose goals are essentially capitalist.

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