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|Named Person:||Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Roy Aleksandrovich Medvedev; Brian Pearce
|Notes:||Translated from the Russian.|
|Description:||x, 292 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||From the mines to Moscow : 1909-1937. "A working man's Cambridge" ; The foothills of power : the Donbas and the Ukraine --
The Ukraine : 1938-1949. The Ukraine under new leadership ; The patriotic war ; Reconstruction : successes and setbacks --
Towards a new order : 1950-1955. Return to Moscow ; The succession : contention and conspiracy ; Sweeping changes : foreign and domestic policy reviewed --
From the Twentieth Party Congress to the June Plenum : 1956-1957. Khrushchev's denunciation of Stalin ; An anxious autumn : Poland, Hungary and Suez ; The June Plenum : the first palace revolution --
The summit of power : 1958-1960. At the helm : reforms civil and military ; "The peoples demand détente" ; The last good harvest and the seven-year plan --
Tension at home and abroad : 1961-1963. Agriculture : reorganization and reform ; Conflict and compromise : Berlin, Cuba and Peking ; The party : a review of its aims and administration ; The Twenty-Second Party Congress and its aftermath --
The last year in power : 1964. Discontent : the first signs of opposition ; Diplomatic activity and domestic concerns ; Khrushchev's "finest hour" --
Epilogue. Retirement : adjustment and reapprisal ; A proper epitaph.
|Responsibility:||Roy Medvedev ; translated by Brian Pearce.|