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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 /5(3). Get this from a library! Nikita Khrushchev. [William Taubman; Sergeĭ Khrushchev; Abbott Gleason;] -- "This book draws on a wealth of newly released materials - documents from secret former Soviet archives, memoirs of long-silent witnesses, the full memoirs of the premier himself - to assemble the.
What was known about Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev during his career was strictly limited by the secretive Soviet government. Little more information was available after he was ousted and became a 'non-person' in the USSR in This pathbreaking book draws for the first time on a wealth of newly released materials - documents from secret former Soviet archives, memoirs of long-silent /5(3). Author of Stroitel'stvo kommunizma v SSSR i razvitie sel'skogo khozyaistva, Memoirs, For victory in peaceful competition with capitalism, Memoirs of Nikita Khrushchev, Vospominanii︠a︡, World Congress for General Disarmament and Peace, The Revolutionary working-class and communist movement, Kommunizm--mir i schastʹe narodov.
Khrushchev reached the Stalingrad Front in August (). His role in the Stalingrad defense was not major — General Vasily Chuikov, who led the city's defense, mentions Khrushchev only briefly in a memoir published while Khrushchev was premier — but to the end of his life, he was proud of his role. Nikita Khrushchev&’s proclamation from the floor of the United Nations that &"we will bury you&" is one of the most chilling and memorable moments in the history of the Cold War, but from the Cuban Missile Crisis to his criticism of the Soviet ruling structure late in his career the motivation for Khrushchev&’s actions wasn&’t always s: 1.
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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 capitalism).Cited by: When Nikita Khrushchev toured Nikita Khrushchev.
book in —the first Russian leader ever to set foot in the Western Hemisphere, let alone the United States—the country was enjoying a period of unprecedented prosperity, just as the Cold War and the possibility of thermonuclear annihilation were causing widespread, bone-deep dread throughout the : Lawrence J.
Nelson, Matthew G. Schoenbachler. What a pleasure it was to read "Nikita Khrushchev!." The book flows smoothly and evenly (except for those long Russian names)without interruption.
The authors make the subject become human and not just an obscure figure in a history book. Sergei Khrushchev's observations are worth the price of by: 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/5(8).
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There's a lot to learn about Khrushchev, and this book does a decent job laying out his major accomplishments and failures, though it does get bogged down a bit, especially in the middle.4/5. When Nikita Khrushchev toured America in —the first Russian leader ever to set foot in the Western Hemisphere, let alone the United States—the country was enjoying a period of unprecedented prosperity, just as the Cold War and the possibility of thermonuclear annihilation were causing widespread, bone-deep dread throughout the land.
Book by Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev, Strobe Talbott (Little, Brown), p. 80 Copy quote Everyone can err, but Stalin considered that he never erred, that he was always right. Nikita Khrushchev () led the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War, serving as premier from to Though he largely pursued a policy.
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. Nikita Khrushchev has 25 books on Goodreads with ratings.
Nikita Khrushchev’s most popular book is Khrushchev Remembers. Khrushchev Remembers is a unique -- and enthralling -- historical first. Never before, in all the years since the great Russian Revolution, have we had access to the intimate political reminiscences of a Soviet leader.
Never before have we had the opportunity to penetrate to the power center of the Kremlin itself -- as we do now in tehse Cited by: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev said: "We cannot expect the Americans to jump from capitalism to communism, but we can assist their elected leaders in.
Nikita Khrushchev’s books Nikita Khrushchev Average rating: ratings 35 reviews 25 distinct works • Similar authors/5. Sergei Khrushchev on IMDb; Transcript of a October discussion on the Cuban Missile Crisis on the PBS program Newshour, in which Dr.
Khrushchev was one of the speakers [permanent dead link] Review of Dr. Khrushchev's book Nikita Khrushchev and the Creation of a Superpower in the Fall issue of the journal Demokratizatsiya [dead link].
Some might say dry at times but also a fascinating window into the world of the defunct USSR. Written in some years of Khrushchev fell from power (Oct. ) this covers his life from his roots in Russia (right near the Ukraine), his rise through the Communist hierarchy (during the famines and purges of the s, the Great Patriotic War and of course the Cold War and his time as Premier 4/5.
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 study.
In September Nikita Khrushchev, General Secretary of the Communist Party and Premier of the Soviet Union, arrived in Washington for a tour of the first Russian head-of-state to set foot on American soil while in office, Khrushchev and his journey were the talk of the U.S.—in newspapers, on television, in living rooms across the country—during his visit.
The first of three lengthy volumes of Nikita Khrushchev's memoirs. In a rambling conversational style, the book covers the former Soviet leader's early years and concludes with the victory over Germany in World War II/5(7).
Early Years Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev was born on Apin Kalinovka, Russia, near the Ukrainian border. After a few years at the village school, Khrushchev found work in a factory Born:. 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 .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.
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, andand a complete version was Author: Sergei Khrushchev.