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The Resource Gorbachev : his life and times, William Taubman

Gorbachev : his life and times, William Taubman

Label
Gorbachev : his life and times
Title
Gorbachev
Title remainder
his life and times
Statement of responsibility
William Taubman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A comprehensive biography of the final leader of the Soviet Union chronicles Gorbachev's rise from peasant to politician and describes how his liberal policies ended the Cold War and unintentionally provoked the breakup of the USSR
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Taubman, William
Dewey number
  • 947.085/4092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DK290.3.G67
LC item number
T39 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gorbachev, Mikhail Sergeevich
  • Heads of state
  • Soviet Union
Target audience
adult
Label
Gorbachev : his life and times, William Taubman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 699-804) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Gorbachev is hard to understand" -- Childhood, boyhood, and youth: 1931-1949 -- Moscow State University: 1950-1955 -- Climbing the ladder: 1955-1968 -- Regional party boss: 1969-1978 -- Return to Moscow: 1978-1985 -- What is to be done? 1985-1986 -- Onto the world stage: March 1985-December 1986 -- Two scorpions in a bottle: 1987 -- Who's afraid of Nina Andreyeva? 1988 -- Before the storm: 1987-1988 -- Summits galore: 1987-1988 -- 1989: triumph and trouble at home -- 1989: triumph and trouble abroad -- Coming apart? 1990 -- Coming together? 1990 -- To the coup: January-August 1991 -- The coup: August 1991 -- Final days: August-December 1991 -- Out of power: 1992-2016 -- Understanding Gorbachev
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxv, 852 pages
Isbn
9780393647013
Lccn
2017015009
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn969386222
  • (OCoLC)969386222
Label
Gorbachev : his life and times, William Taubman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 699-804) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Gorbachev is hard to understand" -- Childhood, boyhood, and youth: 1931-1949 -- Moscow State University: 1950-1955 -- Climbing the ladder: 1955-1968 -- Regional party boss: 1969-1978 -- Return to Moscow: 1978-1985 -- What is to be done? 1985-1986 -- Onto the world stage: March 1985-December 1986 -- Two scorpions in a bottle: 1987 -- Who's afraid of Nina Andreyeva? 1988 -- Before the storm: 1987-1988 -- Summits galore: 1987-1988 -- 1989: triumph and trouble at home -- 1989: triumph and trouble abroad -- Coming apart? 1990 -- Coming together? 1990 -- To the coup: January-August 1991 -- The coup: August 1991 -- Final days: August-December 1991 -- Out of power: 1992-2016 -- Understanding Gorbachev
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxv, 852 pages
Isbn
9780393647013
Lccn
2017015009
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn969386222
  • (OCoLC)969386222

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