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Conversations with Gorbachev : on Perestroika, the Prague spring, and the crossroads of socialism.

Author: Mikhail Gorbachev; Zdeněk Mlynář; George Shriver
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2012.
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Mikhail Gorbachev and Zdenek Mlynar were friends for half a century, since they first crossed paths as students in 1950. Although one was a Russian and the other a Czech, they were both ardent supporters of communism and socialism. One took part in laying the groundwork for and carrying out the Prague spring; the other opened a new political era in Soviet world politics. In 1993 they decided that their conversations  Read more...
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Gorbachev, Mikhail.
Conversations with Gorbachev : On Perestroika, the Prague Spring, and the Crossroads of Socialism.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2012
Named Person: Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev; Zdeněk Mlynář; Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev; Zdeněk Mlynář
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mikhail Gorbachev; Zdeněk Mlynář; George Shriver
ISBN: 9780231529273 0231529279
OCLC Number: 818858146
Description: 1 online resource (255 pages)
Contents: Introduction; Translator's Note; Author's Preface; CONVERSATION ONE: The Criss-Crossing of our Paths; 1. Student Communists; 2. New Hopes and New Disappointments; 3. Twenty Years, Divergent Paths; CONVERSATION TWO: How We Sought to Reinvigorate Socialism; 1 .The Prague Spring and its Defeat; 2. More Democracy, More Socialism; 3. Freedom of Choice Either Exists or It Doesn't; 4. An Airplane Took Off, Not Knowing Where It Would Land; 5. What to Do With the Party?; 6. Can the Use of Force ""Save Socialism""?; CONVERSATION THREE: There's Only One World. 1. Breaking Out of the Dead End of the Cold War2. Socialism is Alive as a World Process; 3. At a Crossroads of Civilization; CONCLUDING THOUGHTS The Conscience of the Reformer; Index.

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Mikhail Gorbachev and Zdenek Mlynar were friends for half a century, since they first crossed paths as students in 1950. Although one was a Russian and the other a Czech, they were both ardent supporters of communism and socialism. One took part in laying the groundwork for and carrying out the Prague spring; the other opened a new political era in Soviet world politics. In 1993 they decided that their conversations might be of interest to others and so they began to tape-record them. This book is the product of that?thinking out loud" process. It is an absorbing record of two fri.

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