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Khrushchev

Author: Roy Aleksandrovich Medvedev; Brian Pearce
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1983, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : Anchor Press edView all editions and formats
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A Russian biography of Krushchev, containing new information on his private and political life.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Aleksandrovich Medvedev; Brian Pearce
ISBN: 0385183879 9780385183871
OCLC Number: 9084024
Notes: Translated from the Russian.
Description: x, 292 p., [16] 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.
Other Titles: Khrushchev.
Responsibility: Roy Medvedev ; translated by Brian Pearce.

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A Russian biography of Krushchev, containing new information on his private and political life.

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