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People Who Made History - Mikhail Gorbachev

by Tom Head

  • 160 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Politicians & political leaders,
  • History: World,
  • General,
  • Presidents & Heads of State,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • History,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • History - Europe,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe),
  • Gorbachev, Mikhail Sergeevich,,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Political,
  • Language, Literature And Biography,
  • Soviet Union,
  • Biography,
  • Politics and government,
  • 1931-,
  • 1985-1991,
  • Heads of state

  • The Physical Object
    FormatBoard book
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7898022M
    ISBN 10073771297X
    ISBN 109780737712971

    The book poses the following questions, it asks the student, what are you reading, who wrote it and has it any bias? Whilst reading this fascinating book, these questions kept popping into my head. It is a great book, but it does present history in a way that justifies Gorbachev and undermines people like Yeltsin/5(13). An illuminating, interpretive report on Mikhail Gorbachev's exercise of power, which concludes that his reforms may do more to expose than remedy the deficiencies of the Soviet Union's sociopolitical and economic institutions. Kaiser (co-author, Russia from the Inside, , etc.) grapples with an intriguing paradox throughout his highly personal text. In brief, he seeks to explain how a.

    When, during a visit to Washington, Gorbachev emerged from his limousine to talk to ordinary people, the people went nuts. Here was the man with a nuclear sword over their heads, now. Talking "to" People, Not "About" Them When it came to communism, socialism and other systems that denied people their basic human rights, President Reagan was tough as nails. A devoted anti-communist, he was not afraid to say what needed to be said or do what needed to be done to bring freedom to people who were living under repressive regimes.

    General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev in the mid in Moscow, Russia. Excerpt of Mikhail Gorbachev's new book The New Russia. 'The rift between government and people can no longer be tolerated' Mikhail Gorbachev: Putin Is an Obstacle to Progress.   The Gorbachev era seems distant indeed from Russia today. Gorbachev’s principal domestic achievements were to bring freedom of speech, assembly and conscience to people who had hardly ever known Author: William Taubman.


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| Oct 1,   Mikhail Gorbachev was the first president of the Soviet Union, serving from to He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace for his leadership. Gorbachev has few friends in Russia (or anywhere else in the former Soviet sphere, except perhaps the Baltic countries).

Westerners are often confused by this - wasn’t Gorbachev that great hero that saved the world from the Evil Empire. Well, Gorb. Timing also came into play. Gorbachev’s rise to leader of the Soviet Union on Mafollowed a string of USSR ruler deaths, when Leonid Brezhnev died inYuri Andropov died in.

But Gorbachev, now 86 and still living in Moscow, remains celebrated in the West and it is hard to think of many figures who shaped the last half-century of world history more than he did. Предателя Горбачёва к власти в России привели Ротшильды The main role in the collapse of the USSR was played by the Stavropol Judas M.

Gorbachev, who was brought to power in the USSR with the help of external forces. For 6 years of his leadership. Perestroika (Russian for "restructuring") refers to a series of political and economic reforms meant to kickstart the stagnant s economy of.

Since Mr. Gorbachev became General Secretary in until he resigned as President inhistory has been made that will fill countless books for many years to there is one aspect of this book that I were to state as particularly fascinating it would be Cited by: Mikhail Gorbachev was born in the small village of Privolnoye (in the Stavropol Territory) to Sergei and Maria Panteleyvna Gorbachev.

His parents and his grandparents had all been peasant farmers before Joseph Stalin's collectivization program. With all farms owned by the government, Gorbachev's father went to work as a driver of a : Jennifer Rosenberg.

Excerpt of Mikhail Gorbachev's new book The New Russia. of 1, people who have made it to the top, some have died, most on the first section of.

Mikhail Gorbachev was the last General Secretary of the Soviet Union. Appointed inGorbachev's domestic reforms and nuclear disarmament deals helped end the Cold War but ultimately led to.

In MarchMikhail Gorbachev, a protégé of the late Soviet leader Yuri Andropov, became general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.

Gorbachev took command of a nation and an empire in crisis. The Soviet Union was a Potemkin village, not a mighty nation-state. I nthe Politburo selected Mikhail Gorbachev as General Secretary of the Communist party, making him leader of the Soviet Union. It didn’t take long for Gorbachev to start uttering words like glasnost (“openness”) and perestroika (“restructuring”).

Over the next six years, the Berlin Wall fell, the Communist regimes of Central and Eastern Europe were overthrown, and the Soviet. This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising.

By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have rea. [Tom Head;] -- Profiles the life and political career of Mikhail Gorbachev and his influence in relation to the demise of the Soviet Union and conditions in Russia today. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help # Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema: # People who made history.\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n.

Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev (sometimes spelled Gorbachov) (born 2 March ) is a former Soviet politician. He was the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (), Chairman of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union (head of state) () and the first (and last) president of the Soviet Union (dissolved ).Deputy: Anatoly Lukyanov.

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev speaks on television during his arrest by pro-communist officials in August The Soviet Union collapsed by the end of the year. Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev is a Russian politician.

He was the last General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and the last head of state of /5. The story of a good man How Mikhail Gorbachev ended the cold war. The peasant boy turned Communist Party boss who liberated his people from 70 years of lies and buried the Soviet Union.

The book describes the process as it occurred, sometimes at a very fast pace, and, in Matlock's opinion, driven by essentially two people: Reagan and Gorbachev.

Was it not for them, the Cold War would not have ended when it did, nor as peacefully as it did.Too, the planners are undoubtedly impressed and concerned by the economic headway made by the Red Chinese who, under the leadership of Deng Xiaoping, began to adopt some Western market techniques in after the death of Mao.

And so now perestroika is prescribed for the USSR. Gorbachev confesses that under recent Soviet communism:Author: William H. Peterson. MIKHAIL GORBACHEV, the former Soviet Premier, believed the real reason for the collapse of the USSR was not specifically the fall of the Berlin Wall, unearthed reports : Callum Hoare.