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Gorbachev in power

by White, Stephen

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Gorbachev, Mikhail Sergeevich, 1931-,
    • Perestroĭka.,
    • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991.,
    • Soviet Union -- Economic policy -- 1986-1991.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 220-260) and index.

      StatementStephen White.
      SeriesCambridge Soviet paperbacks ;, 3
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK288 .W48 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 268 p. ;
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1874388M
      ISBN 100521393248, 0521397235
      LC Control Number90034237

      In Zurich, Gorbachev dared to imagine a world with no nuclear weapons, and then again in the year after, in an attempt to push through the nuclear . Fall from power In August a group of Communist Party conservatives captured Gorbachev while he was on vacation in the Crimea and moved to seize power. Some of these men, like Prime Minister Valentin Pavlov, were individuals Gorbachev had put in power to balance opposing political forces.

      Get this from a library! Gorbachev: the path to power. [Christian Schmidt-Häuer; John Man] -- An intimate portrait of technocrat Mikhail Gorbachev, the Soviet Union's most powerful leader, and the factions and personalities of the Kremlin. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schmidt-Häuer, Christian. Gorbachev. London: Pan, (OCoLC)

        Gorbachev lived then, as now, in a dual reality — admired and feted in Washington, London and Berlin, reviled and ostracized .   For the general (but informed) reader, probably Archie Brown's The Gorbachev Factor. The Oxford professor of politics provides a well-researched, largely sympathetic and perceptive account of Gorbachev in what was quite obviously a highly dynamic.


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Gorbachev's work with that other titan, Shevardnadze, is referred to only slightly, almost in passing. Perhaps this is because the main focus of the book is Soviet domestic, rather than international, affairs. Finally, fromGorbachev is out of power. He tries, with partial success to remain relevant, both in Russia and by: 6.

Gorbachev's work with that other titan, Shevardnadze, is referred to only slightly, almost in passing. Perhaps this is because the main focus of the book is Soviet domestic, rather than international, affairs. Finally, fromGorbachev is out of power.

He tries, with partial success to remain relevant, both in Russia and internationally/5(94). Russia - Russia - The Gorbachev era: perestroika and glasnost: When Brezhnev died inmost elite groups understood that the Soviet economy was in trouble.

Due to senility, Brezhnev had not been in effective control of the country during his last few years, and Kosygin had died in The Politburo was dominated by old men, and they were overwhelmingly Russian. Mikhail Gorbachev, general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (–91) and president of the Soviet Union (–91).

His efforts to democratize his country’s political system and decentralize its economy led to the downfall of communism and the breakup of.

Gorbachev in power. [Stephen White] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create This book provides an account of the initial five years of President Gorbachev's leadership and includes commentary on his commitment Gorbachev in power book glasnost.

The Nobel Book of Answers: The Dalai Lama, Mikhail Gorbachev, Shimon Peres, and Other Nobel Prize Winners Answer Some of Life's Most Intriguing Questions for Young People by Various, Bettina Stiekel, et al. | Oct 1,   Gorbachev was driven out of the seat of power of Russia not long afte the Berlin Wall fell.

Since the death of Raisa Gorbachev, he has been less active. Vladmir Putin's current sabre-rattling may make him more of a candidate for Reviews: 1. The book jumps from crisis to crisis just as Gorbachev’s daily agenda did, but readers would have benefited from some thematic chapters looking at key topics with the advantage of scholarly.

Looking for books by Mikhail Gorbachev. See all books authored by Mikhail Gorbachev, including Memoirs, and Gorbachev, and more on   Gorbachev, who had risen to power in the Soviet Union incame under severe attack from Communist Party hard-liners.

They believed that his political and economic reforms were destroying the. Perestroika (/ ˌ p ɛr ə ˈ s t r ɔɪ k ə /; Russian: Перестройка, IPA: [pʲɪrʲɪˈstrojkə] ()) was a political movement for reformation within the Communist Party of the Soviet Union during the s and is widely associated with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and his glasnost (meaning "openness") policy reform.

The literal meaning of perestroika is "restructuring. In Maytwo months after coming to power, Mikhail Gorbachev delivered a speech in St. Petersburg (then known as Leningrad), in which he publicly criticized the inefficient economic system of.

Gorbachev thought that the enactment of glasnost (openness and a new era of honesty between the government and the people) and perestroika (restructuring of the Soviet economic and political system) would spark a golden age of Soviet ingenuity and would reignite the USSR as a super power.

A timely reminder of what made Gorbachev so revolutionary back inthese memoirs offer a detailed but readable chronicle of his achievements at the top, with the domestic and foreign policy aspects of perestroika covered, chronologically, in separate sections that comprise two thirds of the s: Gandhi, Mao, Mandela, and Gorbachev: Studies in Personality, Power, and Politics By Anthony R.

Deluca Praeger, Read preview Overview Search for more books and articles on Mikhail Gorbachev. Gorbachev was released and flown to Moscow, but his regime had been dealt a deadly blow.

Over the next few months, he dissolved the Communist Party, granted independence to the Baltic states, and. Mikhail Gorbachev is an extraordinary man, and this is an extraordinary book.

Gorbachev is in a sense too good for his times and his country. A man who grew up on a farm during the starving time of the German invasion of Russia, he became an excellent student and a leader when the war ended and he was able to go to school/5().

As Gorbachev’s power slipped away, Yeltsin took over the Kremlin and other Soviet government facilities and replaced the Soviet flag with the flag of Russia.

After over 70 years of existence. In a book released last month, Gorbachev even weakly offered praise for his successor on the grounds that Putin “inherited chaos” and that his moves could be justified if. munist regimes in power contributed to the success of pro-democracy movements in the late s.

USEFUL LINKS CIA World Factbook: BBC Country Page: School of International National Geographic: Kyiv Post English News Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev meet in the White House. When Mikhail Gorbachev came to power inCold War tensions ran high. This is an analysis of how fundamental change came about in the Soviet Union and of the part played by political leadership.

In its most general aspect, it is a contribution to the literature on democratization and transitions from authoritarian rule. More specifically, it examines the evolution of Mikhail Gorbachev as a reformist politician and his major role in the political transformation.

ON DECEMBER 23rd Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union, and Russia’s first president, Boris Yeltsin, met for eight hours to discuss the transfer of power.

Since coming to power inGorbachev had worked hard to open up the political process in the Soviet Union, pushing through legislation that eliminated the Communist Party’s monopoly on power.