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Khrushchev--a political life

Author: William J Tompson
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Khrushchev: A Political Life traces the fortunes of one of this century's most colorful and controversial statesmen, from his peasant origins through his rise to supreme power and subsequent fall. Drawing on newly available material, this biography provides the most detailed account to date of Khrushchev's early life and career. Tompson also concentrates on the many contradictions of Khrushchev's years in power,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev; Nikita S Chruščëv
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William J Tompson
ISBN: 0312123655 9780312123659 0312163606 9780312163600
OCLC Number: 30623891
Description: ix, 341 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: William J. Tompson.

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Khrushchev: A Political Life traces the fortunes of one of this century's most colorful and controversial statesmen, from his peasant origins through his rise to supreme power and subsequent fall. Drawing on newly available material, this biography provides the most detailed account to date of Khrushchev's early life and career. Tompson also concentrates on the many contradictions of Khrushchev's years in power, such as his desire for consumer welfare and detente and determination not to sacrifice the more traditional goals of the Soviet regime.

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