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Gorbachev and his revolution

Author: Mark Galeotti
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan Press, 1997.
Series: European history in perspective.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By turns radical, uncertain, ambitious and autocratic, Mikhail Gorbachev and his bid to reform the Soviet Union have shaped the contemporary world. Drawing on the latest memoirs and scholarship, this  Read more...

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Named Person: M S Gorbachev; Michail Sergeevič Gorbačev; Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Galeotti
ISBN: 0333638557 9780333638552 0312164823 9780312164829
OCLC Number: 469674140
Description: ix, 142 s. : illustrations kort ; 23 cm.
Contents: The Decay of the Soviet Union.- Yurii Andropov and the Rise of Mikhail.- Gorbachev Electing Gorbachev.- Gorbachev the Technocrat: Uskoreniye and the Attempt to Modernise.- Gorbachev the Reformer: Glasnost' and Perestroika.- Gorbachev the Gambler: Democratisation.- Gorbachev the Revolutionary: the End of the Soviet Union.- Appendices.- Chronology.- Gallery of Main Characters.- Bibliography and Guide to Further Reading.- Index.- Map.
Series Title: European history in perspective.
Responsibility: Mark Galeotti.

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