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    Reforming the Economies of Eastern Europe (Review)
    The Road to a Free Economy, by Janos Kornai
    1. The Road to a Free Economy by Janos Kornai
    Dissent, Winter 1991, pp. 127-129
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    Stalin's Apologist (Review)
    The Road to a Free Economy, by Janos Kornai
    1. The Road to a Free Economy by Janos Kornai
    The Freeman, April 1991, pp. 159-160
  3. Essay-Reviews
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    Hungary's Economic Transformation (3 Reviews)
    The Hungarian Economic Reforms, 1953-1988, by Ivan T. Berend
    1. The Hungarian Economic Reforms, 1953-1988 by Ivan T. Berend
    2. Perestroika in Eastern Europe by Gabor Revesz
    3. The Road to a Free Economy by Janos Kornai
    Problems of Communism, May 1992, pp. 122-132
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    Comparative Politics (5 Reviews)
    Perestroika in Perspective, by Padma Desai
    1. Perestroika in Perspective by Padma Desai
    2. The Road to a Free Economy by Janos Kornai
    3. Fragile Coalitions by Joan M. Nelson
    4. Economic Crisis and Policy Choice by Joan M. Nelson
    5. Institutions, Institutional Change, and Economic Performance by Douglass C. North
    American Political Science Review, December 1991, pp. 1477-1479
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    The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe (9 Reviews)
    Four Decades of Polish Essays, by Jan Kott
    1. Four Decades of Polish Essays by Jan Kott
    2. From Yalta to Glasnost by Agnes Heller and Ferenc Feher
    3. Lighting the Night by William Echikson
    4. The Origins of Backwardness in Eastern Europe by Daniel Chirot
    5. The Road to a Free Economy by Janos Kornai
    6. Soviet Policies in the Middle East by Galia Golan
    7. The Soviet Union and National Liberation Movements in the Third World by Galia Golan
    8. To Live Like Everyone by Anatoly Marchenko
    9. Totalitarianism at the Crossroads by Ellen Frankel Paul
    Orbis, Spring 1991, pp. 306-310
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    Recent Books on International Relations (20 Reviews)
    The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
    1. The Awakening of the Soviet Union by Geoffrey Hosking
    2. Federalism and Nationalism by Gregory Gleason
    3. Chronicle of a Revolution by Abraham Brumberg
    4. Western Perceptions of Soviet Goals by Klaus Gottstein
    5. Soviet Jewry and Soviet Policy by Alfred D. Low
    6. Gorbachev's New Thinking and Third World Conflicts by Jiri Valenta and Frank Cibulka
    7. Crisis Amid Plenty by Thane Gustafson
    8. War on War by R. Craig Nation
    9. The End of the Cold War by Bogdan Denitch
    10. The Bloc That Failed by Charles Gati
    11. The New Eastern Europe by J.M.C. Rollo, Judy Batt, Brigitte Granville, and Neil Malcolm, ...
    12. The Soviet-East European Relationship in the Gorbachev Era by Aurel Braun
    13. The Socialist Regimes of East Central Europe by Jerzy Tomaszewski
    14. Vaclav Havel: Living in Truth by Jan Vladislav
    15. Disturbing the Peace by Vaclav Havel
    16. The Road to a Free Economy by Janos Kornai
    17. Problems of Balkan Security by Paul S. Shoup
    18. Yugoslavia: Socialism, Development and Debt by David A. Dyker
    19. The Reality and the Myth by France Bucar
    20. Moscow and Greek Communism, 1944-1949 by Peter J. Stavrakis
    Foreign Affairs, Fall 1990, pp. 189-193