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Khrushchev's cold war : the inside story of an American adversary

Author: Aleksandr Aleksandrovič Fursenko; Timothy Naftali
Publisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton & Company, cop. 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Contains unsettling insights into some of the most dangerous geopolitical crises of the time."-The Economist

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Named Person: Nikita Sergeevič Hruŝev; Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev; Nikita Khrouchtchev; Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aleksandr Aleksandrovič Fursenko; Timothy Naftali
ISBN: 0393058093 9780393058093 9780393330724 0393330729
OCLC Number: 492788379
Description: 1 vol. (670 p.-[16] p. de pl.) : portr. ; 24 cm
Contents: Red star ascendant --
Geneva --
Arms to Egypt --
Suez --
Twin crises --
Khrushey'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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