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The Gorbachev encyclopedia

Joseph L. Wieczynski

The Gorbachev encyclopedia

Gorbachev, the man and his times, Mikhail Gorbachev, March 11, 1985-December 25, 1991

by Joseph L. Wieczynski

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Published by C. Schlacks, Jr. in Salt Lake City, Utah .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Perestroĭka,
  • History,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Biography,
  • Statesmen

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Joseph L. Wieczynski
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK286 .G67 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 437 p. :
    Number of Pages437
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25313630M
    LC Control Number2010530155


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Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev, the leader of the Soviet Union during a period of sweeping domestic and international change that saw the dismantling of communist systems throughout Europe and ended.

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The Encyclopedia is an outcome of an international academic project with participants mainly from Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia. Background Alexander Mikhailovich Gorbachev was born on the 4 of July in Moscow. Education Alexander Mikhailovich graduated from the Moscow regional cultural school (), and then the conductor and orchestra department of the Moscow State Institute of Culture ().

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2,in the village of Privol’noe, Krasnogvardeiskoe Raion, Stravropol’ Krai. Soviet party figure. Member of the CPSU since The son of a peasant, Gorbachev graduated from the law department of Moscow State University in In he completed the correspondence course of the Stavropol. Joseph L. Wieczynski has written: 'The Gorbachev reader' -- subject(s): Politics and government, Foreign relations 'The Gorbachev Reader' 'The Modern encyclopedia of Russian and Soviet history.

This book, based on conversations between Mikhail Gorbachev and the late Zdeněk Mlynář, is an important historical document. It provides insights into the evolution of the political ideas of two highly intelligent people—from dogmatic Communism to Communist reformism (or revisionism) to a social democratic understanding of so.

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In he graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Theater. He joined the company of the Gorky Leningrad Bolshoi Drama. General Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party and political reformer, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and the force behind perestroika, Mikhail Gorbachev was arguably the most important statesman of the twentieth century.

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Gorbachev was born in Stavropol Krai into a peasant Ukrainian–Russian family, and in his teens operated combine harvesters on collective graduated from Moscow State University in with a degree in law.

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Born in the agricultural region of Stavropol, Gorbachev studied law at Moscow State Univ., where in he married a philosophy student, Raisa Maksimovna Titorenko ( “Gorbachev, who excels at expressing human emotions through his dressed animal characters, crafts a surprisingly sunny picture book about overcoming anxieties with gentle support.

With just a few words of well-chosen narration or dialogue on a page, the story moves quickly, but will resonate with the many children who have fears of their own. Mikhail Gorbachev was born on March 2, to a peasant family in Privolnoye, southwest Russia. As a child, Mikhail experienced the Soviet famine of – Nearly half the population of his native village starved to death, including two sisters and an uncle.

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