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Khrushchev's Cold War : the inside story of an American adversary

Author: A A Fursenko; Timothy J Naftali
Publisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton, 2007. ©2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This acclaimed study from the authors of "One Hell of a Gamble" brings to life head-to-head confrontations between the Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev and Presidents Eisenhower and Kennedy. Drawing on their unrivaled access to Politburo and KGB materials, Aleksandr Fursenko and Timothy Naftali combine new insights into the Cuban missile crisis as well as startling narratives of the contests for Suez, Iraq, Berlin,  Read more...
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Named Person: Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev; Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A A Fursenko; Timothy J Naftali
ISBN: 9780393330724 0393330729
OCLC Number: 154707049
Notes: Originally published: 2006.
Description: 670 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Red star ascendant --
Geneva --
Arms to Egypt --
Suez --
Twin crises --
"Khrushchev's comet" --
Coup in Iraq --
"A bone in my throat" --
Khrushchev in America --
Grand design --
The crash heard round the world --
Castro and Lumumba --
Southeast Asian test --
"He is a son of a bitch" --
Iron ring --
"The storm in Berlin is over" --
Meniscus --
"I think we will win this operation" --
Cuban missile crisis --
"Leaving fear astern" --
Legacy.
Responsibility: Aleksandr Fursenko and Timothy Naftali.
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"Magisterial... a fascinating tour of foreign policy." Moscow Times "Deeply researched... indispensable for anyone hoping to understand the Cold War's most dangerous phase, and how the world managed Read more...

 
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