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Here is the whole sweep of the Soviet experiment and experience, as told by its last steward. Drawing on his own experience, rich archival material, and a keen sense of history and politics, Mikhail Gorbachev offers his rare perspective on a range of subjects concerning Russia's past, present, and future place in the world -- including the October Revolution, the Cold War, and Cited by: Gorbachev: His Life and Times by William Taubman review – the mysteries remain A phenomenally researched life of the man who did more than any other to change Europe and the world in the last. Gorbachev in this book analyses where Russia now stands and critiques what has been done to the legacy of openness and change that he so brilliantly managed to introduce in the Soviet Union, which then allowed for the dismantling of that state and the democratisation of the eastern European and Baltic states and gave the southern caucuses Cited by: 6. Books by Mikhail Gorbachev Mikhail Gorbachev Average rating 1, ratings reviews shelved 3, times Showing 30 distinct works.
Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union, has presented a new book about his life and times ahead of his 85th birthday.. The page book called Gorbachev in Life is a collection of. Tap on the “search” magnifying glass icon at the bottom of the screen, type in “Inside The New York Times Book Review” and select it from the list of results. 3. Subscribe. Implications of the Gorbachev Force Cuts. Discusses the military and political implications of the unilateral force reductions recently announced by the Soviet Union and East European countries, including the implications of the force cuts for the conventional balance. Start studying Mikhail Gorbachev. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.
A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist “Essential reading for the twenty-first [century].” —Radhika Jones, The New York Times Book Review In the first comprehensive biography of Mikhail Gorbachev, William Taubman shows how a peasant boy clambered to the top of a system designed to keep people like him down, found common ground with America’s Brand: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc. The book covers the 25 years after he lost power to Yeltsin a man whom, perhaps unsurprisingly he And sadly Gorbachev, however intrinsically interesting his life, work and thoughts have been, and however much of relevance he might still have to say, hasn’t here managed to give us a gripping narrative/5. Gorbachev is an excellent introduction to Mikhail Gorbachev's rise and fall from power and is written in light of his own uniquely revealing memoirs. It provides an objective assessment of what happened - and why - during the momentous period of Soviet reform, failure and collapse. A closer examination, however, showed that the book being offered to American publishers was actually what one publisher called a ''cut and paste'' job of Mr. Gorbachev's speeches and writings.