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Khrushchev : a political life

Author: William J Tompson; St. Antony's College (University of Oxford)
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan in association with St Antony's College, Oxford, 1995.
Series: St Antony's/Macmillan series
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Khrushchev: A Political Life traces the rise and fall of the late Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev. Khrushchev's ultimate failure to realise his vision of the Soviet future is linked to the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev; Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev; Nikita S Chruščëv; Nikita Sergeevič Chruščëv; Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William J Tompson; St. Antony's College (University of Oxford)
ISBN: 0333599276 9780333599273
OCLC Number: 32130320
Description: ix, 341 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements - The Donbass Bolshevik: Southern Russia and Ukraine, 1894-1929 - The City Father: Moscow, 1929-37 - The Viceroy: Kiev, 1938-44 - The Counter-heir: Kiev and Moscow, 1944-53 - First Among Equals: Struggles within the Presidium, 1953-55 - Dethroning Stalin: The Secret Speech and its Aftermath, 1955-57 - Khrushchev Triumphant: The Drive for Supremacy, 1957-59 - Frustration: High Hopes and Bitter Disappointments, 1959-60 - From Crisis to Crisis: The Cold War Renewed, 1960-62 - The Fall: Removal and Retirement, 1962-71 - Notes - Bibliography - Index
Series Title: St Antony's/Macmillan series
Responsibility: William J. Tompson.

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