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Khrushchev : a career

Author: Edward Crankshaw
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1966.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Full-length biography, which also re-creates the "feel" of Russia from the chaos of Revolution to the ordered bureaucracy of today.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Crankshaw, Edward.
Khrushchev.
New York, Viking Press [1966]
(OCoLC)578245409
Named Person: Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev; Nikita Sergheïevitch Khrouchtchev; Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Crankshaw
OCLC Number: 711943
Description: 311 pages, [16] pages of plates : portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: From log cabin to Red Square --
The child, then the man --
Revolution, chaos, civil war --
First steps of a very long climb --
More Stalinist than Stalin --
To Moscow! Perseverance and intrigue --
City politics, Moscow style --
"We have a beautiful metro!" --
The great purge : "Stalin is our banner! Stalin is our will!" --
Viceroy of the Ukraine --
1939 : invader of Poland --
The great patriotic war --
Reconstruction, Russification --
Overture to the struggle for supremacy --
Stalin's end, Malenkov's challenge --
The chieftain finds his voice --
Old dogmas, new ideas ---
The secret speech and the world stage --
Victory : the dictator by consent --
A visionary imprisoned by his past.
Responsibility: by Edward Crankshaw.

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Full-length biography, which also re-creates the "feel" of Russia from the chaos of Revolution to the ordered bureaucracy of today.

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