5 edition of Khrushchev found in the catalog.
Drawing on newly opened archives in Russia and Ukraine, Taubman (political science, Amherst College) writes a thorough biography of one of the most complex and important political figures of the 20th century whose life and career spanned revolution, civil war, famine, collectivization, industrialization, terror, world war, the Cold War, Stalinism, and post-Stalinism. Includes two sections of good quality b&w photographs.
|LC Classifications||DK275.K5 T38 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 876 p. :|
|Number of Pages||876|
|LC Control Number||2002026404|
The first full and comprehensive biography of Khrushchev, and the first of any Soviet leader to reflect the full range of sources that have become available since the USSR collapsed, this book weaves together Khrushchev's personal triumphs and tragedy with those of his country. Khrushchev The Man and His Era (Book): Taubman, William: The definitive biography of the mercurial Soviet leader who succeeded and denounced Stalin. Nikita Khrushchev was one of the most complex and important political figures of the twentieth century. Ruler of the Soviet Union during the first decade after Stalin's death, Khrushchev left a .
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Khrushchev is an extremely unique character in 20th century history, and I think this book demonstrates that despite his genuine attempt to de-Stalinise the worst parts of Soviet life, he was well out of his depth intellectually when it came to international relations or truly grasping political ideology (whether Lenin-Marxism or western Cited by: Khrushchev had some real flaws (the man not the book).
One of the best reads I've had in a long time. It gave me great insight into a particular time and place. Great insight into Khrushchev book man who deserves better American press. Had Kennedy lived, the two of them could have changed the course of by: Melnichenko in Kiev, and my son Nikita Khrushchev Jr.
in Moscow kindly provided information for some of the notes and biographies. Individuals who provided information for a specific note are acknowledged in that note. Sergei Khrushchev, editor [ ] Khrushchev3 FM 2/12/07 AM Page vii.
Khrushchev was born on 15 Aprilin Kalinovka, a village in what is now Russia's Kursk Oblast, near the present Ukrainian border. His parents, Sergei Khrushchev and Xeniya Khrushcheva, were poor peasants of Russian origin, and had a daughter two years Nikita's junior, Irina.
Sergei Khrushchev was employed in a number of positions in the Donbas area of far Battles/wars: World War II. Nikita Khrushchev has 22 books on Goodreads with ratings.
Nikita Khrushchev’s most popular book is Khrushchev Remembers. Excellent book. Fascinating insights about the man and Russia. Khrushchev was born in and he was an eye witness to the Bolshevik Revolution, the two world wars, the cold war, the crisis in Berlin and the crisis in Cuba.4/5.
The book contains a panegyric to Ivan S. Serov, Khrushchev's own police chief (“an honest, incor ruptible, reliable comrade despite his mistakes”) who was dismissed inand a gratuitous.
Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev (nyĬkē´tə syĬrgā´yəvĬch khrŏŏschôf´), –, Soviet Communist leader, premier of the USSR (–64), and first secretary of the Communist party of the Soviet Union (–64). Early Career Of a peasant family, he worked in the plants and mines of Ukraine, joined the Communist party inand in was sent to Moscow for further.
Remembered by many as the Soviet leader who banged his shoe at the United Nations, Nikita Khrushchev was in fact one of the most complex and important political figures of the twentieth century. Complicit in terrible Stalinist crimes, he managed to retain his humanity.
His daring attempt to reform Communism--by denouncing Stalin and releasing and rehabilitating millions. This is the third and last volume of the only complete and fully reliable English-language version of the memoirs of the Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev.
In the first two volumes, published by Pennsylvania State University Press in andrespectively, Khrushchev tells the story of his rise to power and his part in the fight against Hitler&’s invasion of the Soviet Union. Nikita Khrushchev () led the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War, serving as premier from to Though he largely pursued a policy.
This is the third and last volume of the only complete and fully reliable English-language version of the memoirs of the Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev. In the first two volumes, published by Pennsylvania State University Press in and Brand: Penn State University Press.
Did Nikita Khrushchev Say ‘We’ll Keep Feeding You Small Doses of Socialism’. The Soviet leader allegedly boasted that Americans would suddenly waken to find they lived under Communism.
The book comes with an introduction and footnotes by the well‐known Kremlinologist and biographer of Khrushchev, Edward Crankshaw.
To say that the job he did was not up his usual standards is to. "We will bury you!" (Russian: «Мы вас похороним!», romanized: "My vas pokhoronim!") is a phrase that was used by Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev while addressing Western ambassadors at a reception at the Polish embassy in Moscow on Novem The phrase was originally translated into English by Khrushchev's personal interpreter Viktor.
The book presents and interprets new information on Khrushchev’s struggle for power, public attitudes toward him, his role in agricultural reform and cultural politics, and such foreign policy issues as East-West relations, nuclear strategy, and relations with Germany.
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Khrushchev on Khrushchev: an inside account of the man and his era by Sergeĭ Khrushchev (Book) 7 editions published between and in English and French and held by 1, WorldCat member libraries worldwide.
Khrushchev: The Man and His Era by William Taubman pp, Free Press, £25 "After I die," Nikita Khrushchev said towards the end of his life, "they will place my actions on a scale - on one side. Classic Nikita S. Khrushchev has succeeded in producing a sensitive, illuminating account of a special time in our world.
The book is an easy and concise read, yet the reader will come out with a very deep understanding of so many of the people and forces that shaped that time.5/5(1). Nikita Khrushchev, first secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (–64) and premier of the Soviet Union (–64) whose policy of de-Stalinization had widespread repercussions throughout the communist world.
In foreign affairs he pursued a policy of ‘peaceful coexistence’ with the capitalist West.Berlin is the testicles of the West, every time I want the West to scream, I squeeze on Berlin. Nikita Khrushchev.
War, West Berlin, Want. President Roosevelt proved that a President could serve for life. Truman proved that anyone could be elected.
Eisenhower proved that your country can be run without a President. Nikita Khrushchev.In his book, McCauley reports that Khrushchev "shouted, laughed and interrupted speakers and even banged his shoe on his desk during Harold Macmillan's speech." Macmillan was the .