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Khrushchev : the man and his era

Author: William Taubman
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Drawing on newly opened archives in Russia and Ukraine, Taubman (political science, Amherst College) writes a thorough biography of one of the most complex and important political figures of the 20th century whose life and career spanned revolution, civil war, famine, collectivization, industrialization, terror, world war, the Cold War, Stalinism, and post-Stalinism. Includes two sections of good quality b&w  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev; Nikita S Chruščëv; Nikita S Chruščëv
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Taubman
ISBN: 0393051447 9780393051445
OCLC Number: 50124301
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Biography, 2004.
Description: xx, 876 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: The fall : October 1964 --
Kalinovka's own : 1894-1908 --
Making it as a metalworker : 1908-1917 --
To be or not to be an apparatchik : 1918-1929 --
Stalin's pet : 1929-1937 --
Stalin's viceroy : 1938-1941 --
Khrushchev at war : 1941-1944 --
Ukrainian viceroy again : 1944-1949 --
The heir nonapparent : 1949-1953 --
Almost triumphant : 1953-1955 --
From the secret speech to the Hungarian Revolution : 1956 --
The jaws of victory : 1956-1957 --
The wider world : 1917-1957 --
Alone at the top : 1957-1960 --
The Berlin crisis and the American trip : 1958-1959 --
From the U-2 to the UN shoe : April-September 1960 --
Khrushchev and Kennedy : 1960-1961 --
"A Communist society will be just about built by 1980" : 1961-1962 --
The Cuban cure-all : 1962 --
The unraveling : 1962-1964 --
After the fall : 1964-1971.
Responsibility: William Taubman.
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Drawing on newly opened archives in Russia and Ukraine, Taubman (political science, Amherst College) writes a thorough biography of one of the most complex and important political figures of the 20th century whose life and career spanned revolution, civil war, famine, collectivization, industrialization, terror, world war, the Cold War, Stalinism, and post-Stalinism. Includes two sections of good quality b&w photographs.

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