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Book Reviews 387 BOOK REVIEWS Recollections of a Pioneering Sovietologist. By J.N. Hazard. 2nd edition, revised and expanded. New York/London/Rome: Oceana Publica- tions, 1987. xx + 188pp. ISBN 0-379-20878-4. The first edition of this volume of memoirs was published in 1984 and was reviewed in this journal in the same year (pp.337-339). It is not the present pace of change of Soviet law which has prompted a revised edition, but rather the requests of readers who asked the author to illuminate some additional points. There are three new chapters. The first one elaborates on the theme of "Moscow Student Days", by quoting extensively from letters which Hazard wrote home. The chapter focuses primarily on the political events of the mid-1930s. The second additional chapter, "To Defend a Spy", is a brief account of Hazard's involvement in the preparation of the defense of Gary Powers, the U-2 pilot shot down over the Soviet Union in 1960s. The third chapter is probably the most important addition, at least from the point of view of the general reader. It puts more than half a century of the author's dedication to the study of Soviet law in the wider perspective of comparative law and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Review of Socialist Law (in 1992 continued as Review of Central and East European Law) Brill

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Brill
Copyright
© 1988 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
0165-0300
eISSN
1875-2985
D.O.I.
10.1163/187529888X00257
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387 BOOK REVIEWS Recollections of a Pioneering Sovietologist. By J.N. Hazard. 2nd edition, revised and expanded. New York/London/Rome: Oceana Publica- tions, 1987. xx + 188pp. ISBN 0-379-20878-4. The first edition of this volume of memoirs was published in 1984 and was reviewed in this journal in the same year (pp.337-339). It is not the present pace of change of Soviet law which has prompted a revised edition, but rather the requests of readers who asked the author to illuminate some additional points. There are three new chapters. The first one elaborates on the theme of "Moscow Student Days", by quoting extensively from letters which Hazard wrote home. The chapter focuses primarily on the political events of the mid-1930s. The second additional chapter, "To Defend a Spy", is a brief account of Hazard's involvement in the preparation of the defense of Gary Powers, the U-2 pilot shot down over the Soviet Union in 1960s. The third chapter is probably the most important addition, at least from the point of view of the general reader. It puts more than half a century of the author's dedication to the study of Soviet law in the wider perspective of comparative law and

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Review of Socialist Law (in 1992 continued as Review of Central and East European Law)Brill

Published: Jan 1, 1988

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