skip to content
Khrushchev : the man and his era Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Khrushchev : the man and his era

Author: William Taubman
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
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...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev; 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 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, 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.
More information:

Abstract:

Winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize in Biography and the 2004 National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography. The definitive biography of the mercurial Soviet leader who succeeded and denounced  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (2)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50124301> # Khrushchev : the man and his era
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "50124301" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210281> ; # Soviet Union.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5947#Topic/politics_and_government> ; # Politics and government
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5947#Place/soviet_union> ; # Soviet Union
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5947#Topic/politica_e_governo_uniao_sovietica_1953_1985> ; # Política e governo--União Soviética--(1953-1985)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/952677> ; # Heads of state
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/947.0852092/e21/> ;
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/64007537> ; # Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/B/e21/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5947#Event/1953_1985> ; # 1953 - 1985
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5947#Topic/heads_of_state_soviet_union> ; # Heads of state--Soviet Union
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5947#Place/uniao_sovietica> ; # União Soviética
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5947#Topic/presidente_biografia_uniao_sovietica> ; # Presidente--biografia--União Soviética
    schema:awards "Pulitzer Prize, Biography, 2004." ;
    schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2003" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/39422994> ; # William Taubman
    schema:datePublished "2003" ;
    schema:description "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."@en ;
    schema:description "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."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/5947> ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Khrushchev : the man and his era"@en ;
    schema:productID "50124301" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/50124301#PublicationEvent/new_york_norton_2003> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5947#Agent/norton> ; # Norton
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy037/2002026404.html> ;
    schema:url <http://bvbm1.bib-bvb.de/webclient/DeliveryManager?pid=212131etcustom_att_2=simple_viewer> ;
    schema:url <http://bvbm1.bib-bvb.de/webclient/DeliveryManager?pid=212131&custom_att_2=simple_viewer> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780393051445> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/50124301> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5947#Event/1953_1985> # 1953 - 1985
    a schema:Event ;
    schema:name "1953 - 1985" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5947#Place/soviet_union> # Soviet Union
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Soviet Union" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5947#Place/uniao_sovietica> # União Soviética
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "União Soviética" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5947#Topic/politica_e_governo_uniao_sovietica_1953_1985> # Política e governo--União Soviética--(1953-1985)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Política e governo--União Soviética--(1953-1985)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5947#Topic/politics_and_government> # Politics and government
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Politics and government"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5947#Topic/presidente_biografia_uniao_sovietica> # Presidente--biografia--União Soviética
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Presidente--biografia--União Soviética"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210281> # Soviet Union.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Soviet Union." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/952677> # Heads of state
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Heads of state"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/39422994> # William Taubman
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Taubman" ;
    schema:givenName "William" ;
    schema:name "William Taubman" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/64007537> # Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1894" ;
    schema:deathDate "1971" ;
    schema:familyName "Khrushchev" ;
    schema:familyName "Chruščëv" ;
    schema:givenName "Nikita S." ;
    schema:givenName "Nikita Sergeevich" ;
    schema:name "Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev" ;
    schema:name "Nikita S. Chruščëv" ;
    schema:sameAs <http://d-nb.info/gnd/118638378> ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780393051445>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0393051447" ;
    schema:isbn "9780393051445" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.