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

Author: Aleksander A Fursenko; Timothy J Naftali
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2007
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Review: "Nikita Khrushchev has long remained one of the most enigmatic leaders of the twentieth century; his motivation and decision-making process have puzzled seasoned Kremlin watchers, U.S. presidents, and a generation of historians. In Khrushchev's Cold War, a sequel to their international history of the Cuban missile crisis, Aleksandr Fursenko and Timothy Naftali use new archival sources to provide a detailed  Read more...
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Named Person: Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aleksander A Fursenko; Timothy J Naftali
ISBN: 9780393330724 0393330729 9780393058093 0393058093
OCLC Number: 871675892
Notes: Originally published: 2006
Description: 670 s. : tavler, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Red star ascendant --
Geneva --
Arms to Egypt --
Suez --
Twin crises --
"Khrushchey'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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What the Kremlin wanted during the Cold War and what it was willing to do to get it.  Read more...

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