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  • ISBN: 0393051447
  • ISBN: 9780393051445
  • Physical Description: print
    xx, 871 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Norton, ©2003.

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General Note:
Maps on lining papers.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 793-824) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The fall : October 1964 -- Kalinovka's own : 1894-1908 -- Making it as a metalworker : 1908-1917 -- To be or not to be an apparatchik : 1918-1929 -- Stalin's pet : 1929-1937 -- Stalin's viceroy : 1938-1941 -- Khrushchev at war : 1941-1944 -- Ukrainian viceroy again : 1944-1949 -- The heir nonapparent : 1949-1953 -- Almost triumphant : 1953-1955 -- From the secret speech to the Hungarian Revolution : 1956 -- The jaws of victory : 1956-1957 -- The wider world : 1917-1957 -- Alone at the top : 1957-1960 -- The Berlin crisis and the American trip : 1958-1959 -- From the U-2 to the UN shoe : April-September 1960 -- Khrushchev and Kennedy : 1960-1961 -- "A Communist society will be just about built by 1980" : 1961-1962 -- The Cuban cure-all : 1962 -- The unraveling : 1962-1964 -- After the fall : 1964-1971.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Awards Note:
Pulitzer Prize, Biography, 2004.
Subject: Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich 1894-1971
Heads of state Soviet Union Biography
Soviet Union Politics and government 1953-1985
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