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Nikita Khrushchev and the creation of a superpower

Author: Sergeĭ Khrushchev; Shirley Benson
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"More is known about Nikita Khrushchev than about many former Soviet leaders, partly because of his own efforts to communicate through speeches, interviews, and memoirs. (A partial version of his memoirs was published in three volumes in 1970, 1974, and 1990, and a complete version was published in Russia in 1999 and will appear in an English translation to be published by Penn State Press.) But even with the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Khrushchev, Sergeĭ.
Nikita Khrushchev and the creation of a superpower.
University Park, Pa.: Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)656213452
Named Person: Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev; Sergeĭ Khrushchev; Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev; Sergeĭ Khrushchev; Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sergeĭ Khrushchev; Shirley Benson
ISBN: 0271019271 9780271019277 0271021705 9780271021706
OCLC Number: 44148807
Notes: Abridged and translated from: Nikita Khrushchev : krizisy i rakety.
Description: xviii, 765 pages, [64] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Start --
Acceleration --
Testing --
Breakthrough --
The race --
Crisis --
Departure --
Epilogue: Stagnation.
Other Titles: Nikita Khrushchev.
Responsibility: Sergei N. Khrushchev ; translated by Shirley Benson ; foreword by William Taubman ; annotations by William C. Wohlforth.

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Provides a unique account of Cold War history during the Khrushchev era by one who witnessed it firsthand - Sergei, his only surviving son, in whom he often confided. In this book, Sergei tells the  Read more...

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