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Nikita Khrushchev

William Taubman, Sergei Khrushchev, and Abbott Gleason


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 1964. This book draws for the first time 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 best-informed analysis of the Khrushchev years ever completed. The contributors to this volume include Russian, Ukrainian, American, and British scholars; ... More

Keywords: Nikita Khrushchev, agricultural reform, cultural politics, foreign policy, East-West relations, mass repressions, destalinization, Communism, Soviet government

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780300076356
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300076356.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

William Taubman, editor

Sergei Khrushchev, editor

Abbott Gleason, editor

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