Re: SOC/ECON/LAW: Richard Pipes' "Property and Freedom"

From: Bill Douglass (
Date: Tue Jan 16 2001 - 11:02:10 MST

Greg Burch wrote:

>I have just finished reading and highly commend Richard Pipes' latest
> >book, "Property and Freedom". Pipes is a leading American scholar of
> >Russian history and former senior advisor to the US government on
> >foreign policy and arms control and defense policy.


Greg, Did Pipes speculate at all about the future prospects for private
property in Russia? It would be hard to be optimistic on this point in the
context of Russia, so I guess I'm wondering about his degree of pessimism(!)

Sounds like a book which needed to be written, and Pipes is certainly

Best wishes,


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