The Resource Conversations with Gorbachev: : on Perestroika, the Prague spring, and the crossroads of socialism, (ebook)

Conversations with Gorbachev: : on Perestroika, the Prague spring, and the crossroads of socialism, (ebook)

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Conversations with Gorbachev: : on Perestroika, the Prague spring, and the crossroads of socialism
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Conversations with Gorbachev:
Title remainder
on Perestroika, the Prague spring, and the crossroads of socialism
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eng
Summary
Mikhail Gorbachev and Zdenek Mlynar were friends for half a century, since they first crossed paths as students in 1950. Although one was a Russian and the other a Czech, they were both ardent supporters of communism and socialism. One took part in laying the groundwork for and carrying out the Prague spring; the other opened a new political era in Soviet world politics. In 1993 they decided that their conversations might be of interest to others and so they began to tape-record them. This book is the product of that "thinking out loud" process. It is an absorbing record of two friends trying to explain to one another their views on the problems and events that determined their destinies. From reminiscences of their starry-eyed university days to reflections on the use of force to "save socialism" to contemplation of the end of the cold war, here is a far more candid picture of Gorbachev than we have ever seen before
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Gorbachev, Mikhail
Dewey number
943.704
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Mlynâaér, Zdenéek
  • Shriver, George
  • hoopla digital
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  • Gorbachev, Mikhail Sergeevich
  • Mlynâaér, Zdenéek
  • Perestroæika
  • Czechoslovakia
  • Socialism
Target audience
adult
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Conversations with Gorbachev: : on Perestroika, the Prague spring, and the crossroads of socialism, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231529273
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11860189
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remote
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11860189
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MWT11860189
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Conversations with Gorbachev: : on Perestroika, the Prague spring, and the crossroads of socialism, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231529273
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11860189
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11860189
System control number
MWT11860189
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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