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The Gorbachev factor

Author: Archie Brown
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford Univ. Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author writes about Gorbachev, both as the statesman and as the man. He explores how an ordinary man can become a world leader, wielding enormous power.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Brown, Archie, 1938-
Gorbachev factor.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford Univ. Press, ©1996
(DLC) 95049061
(OCoLC)33440639
Named Person: Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev; Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev; Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Archie Brown
ISBN: 9780191520808 0191520802 9780192880529 0192880527 9780191598876 0191598879
OCLC Number: 344048225
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: "Winner of the W.J.M. Mackenzie Prize and the Alec Nove Prize, 1998"
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 406 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The Making of a Reformist General Secretary --
3. In the Portals of Power --
4. The Power of Ideas and the Power of Appointment --
5. Gorbachev and Economic Reform --
6. Gorbachev and Political Transformation --
7. Gorbachev and Foreign Policy --
8. The National Question, the Coup, and the Collapse of the Soviet Union --
9. Conclusions.
Responsibility: Archie Brown.
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