5 edition of Khrushchev"s Cold War found in the catalog.
October 8, 2007
by W. W. Norton
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||640|
Get this from a library! Khrushchev's cold war: the inside story of an American adversary. [A A Fursenko; Timothy J Naftali] -- "Nikita Khrushchev has long remained one of the most enigmatic leaders of the twentieth century; his motivation and decision-making process have puzzled seasoned Kremlin watchers, U.S. presidents. Title: Khrushchevs Cold War: The Inside Story Of An American Adversary Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Septem Publisher: WW Norton Language: English.
As a result, the period – was the time of GREATEST tension in the Cold War. Source E Although Khrushchev has been careful to pay lip service to the coexistence theme, this has apparently meant for him little more than an absence of armed conflict. Nikita Khrushchev was a leader who risked war to get peace during the most dangerous years of the twentieth century. In Khrushchev's Cold War, Aleksandr Fursenko and Timothy Naftali, authors of the Cuban missile crisis classic "One Hell of a Gamble," bring to life head-to-head confrontations between Khrushchev and Presidents Eisenhower and Kennedy.4/5(84).
Khrushchev's Thaw had its genesis in the concealed power struggle among Stalin's lieutenants. Several major leaders among the Red Army commanders, such as Marshal Georgy Zhukov and his loyal officers, had some serious tensions with Stalin's secret service. On the surface, the Red Army and the Soviet leadership seemed united after their victory in World War II. Nikita Khrushchev was a leader who risked war to get peace during the most dangerous years of the twentieth century. In Khrushchev's Cold War, Aleksandr Fursenko and Timothy Naftali, authors of the Cuban missile crisis classic "One Hell of a Gamble," bring to life head-to-head confrontations between Khrushchev and Presidents Eisenhower and Kennedy.4/5(1).
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This book is a must read for those who want to understand Soviet foreign policy during the time that Krushchev was the leader of the USSR. Practicing a crude policy of brinkmanship, Krushchev brought the world close to nuclear Armageddon, while paradoxically, in his own mind believing this would lead to the end of the Cold by: Khrushchev's Cold War: The Inside Story of an American Adversary - Kindle edition by Fursenko, Aleksandr, Naftali, Timothy.
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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 title of the book is absolutely accurate: this is Khrushchev's Cold War.
Other actors enter and leave the stage, but Khrushchev shapes the story. In that sense, it is necessarily incomplete as a history of the Cold War. The new insights in the book come from Soviet archives not Cited by: The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Khrushchev's Cold War: The Inside Story of an American Adversary by Aleksandr Khrushchevs Cold War book, Timothy Naftali | at Barnes & Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.
Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Brand: Norton, W. & Company, Inc. Timothy Naftali talked about the book he co-wrote with Aleksandr Fursenko, [Khrushchev's Cold War: The Inside Story of an American Adversary], published by W.W.
Norton. He also talked about U.S. The Soviet political leader Nikita Khrushchev was a major force in world politics in the second half of the twentieth century. His leadership played a key role in the s during the height of the Cold War, a four-decade standoff between the United States and the Soviet Union.
As a child of the Cold War I found this book quite interesting. It's amazing to see how Khrushchev's and Eisenhower's intentions were so often misinterpertated by one. Khrushchev’s Cold War makes for an enjoyable historical journey, enlightening readers about a critical period of U.S.-Soviet relations.
The book also poses a fascinating “what if.” Another two decades would pass before reform again entered the Kremlin lexicon, and the result then was the end not only of the Cold War, but the Soviet Union. In foreign affairs Khrushchev's announced policy, the opposite of that of Stalin, was one of "peaceful coexistence" in the cold war.
He toured the United States in and met with President Eisenhower at Camp David, Md., thus helping to ameliorate the international tensions created by his threat () to sign a separate peace with East Germany.
Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev (15 April [O.S. 3 April] – 11 September ) led the Soviet Union during part of the Cold War as the first secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from to and as chairman of the Council of Ministers (or premier) from to Khrushchev was responsible for the de-Stalinization of the Soviet Union, for backing the progress of the Battles/wars: World War II.
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KHRUSHCHEV’S COLD WAR. East Germany and Poland—that threatened to turn the Cold War hot in an instant, Khrushchev refused to cede ground until he was certain the Soviet position had been clearly understood.
Thus, write historians Fursenko and Naftali (who previously collaborated on a book about the Cuban Missile crisis, One Hell of.
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Naftali made it all readable, once again, to Americans. I just bought my third copy because the other two are 5/5(9). Khrushchev’s secret speech, (Febru ), in Russian history, denunciation of the deceased Soviet leader Joseph Stalin made by Nikita S. Khrushchev to a closed session of the 20th Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet speech was the nucleus of a far-reaching de-Stalinization campaign intended to destroy the image of the late dictator as an infallible leader and to.
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Watson Jr. Institute for International Studies. Brooks, J. Thank You Comrade Stalin: Soviet Public Culture from Revolution to Cold War, Princeton University Press, Brumberg, A.
Russia under Khrushchev: An Anthology from ‘Problems of Communism’, New York: Praeger, Cited by:. 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.
A man of bluster, energy and high hopes for the communist dream, he helped bring the USSR down when he condemned Stalin, after his death, for the atrocities and false imprisonments of 4/5."Contains unsettling insights into some of the most dangerous geopolitical crises of the time."—The EconomistThis acclaimed study from the authors of "One Hell of a Gamble" brings to life head-to-head confrontations between the Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev and Presidents Eisenhower and Kennedy.
Drawing on their unrivaled access to Politburo and KGB materials, Aleksandr Fursenko and.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.