Cover: Inside the Kremlin’s Cold War in PAPERBACK

Inside the Kremlin’s Cold War

From Stalin to Khrushchev

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$35.50 • £28.95 • €32.00

ISBN 9780674455320

Publication Date: 04/25/1997


382 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

16 halftones


  • Preface
  • Prologue: The View from the Kremlin, 1945
  • Stalin: Revolutionary Potentate
  • Stalin and Shattered Peace
  • Molotov: Expanding the Borders
  • Zhdanov and the Origins of the Eastern Bloc
  • Beria and Malenkov: Learning to Love the Bomb
  • The Education of Nikita Khrushchev
  • Khrushchev and the Sino–Soviet Schism
  • Khrushchev and Kennedy: The Taming of the Cold War
  • Postmortem: Empire without Heroes
  • Notes
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 1996 Lionel Gelber Prize, Lionel Gelber Foundation, Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, and Foreign Policy
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