Gorbachev And His Enemies: The Struggle For Perestroika, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Gorbachev And His Enemies

The Struggle For Perestroika, 1st Edition

By Baruch A. Hazan


326 pages

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This book is a source of raw material for critiques of Perestroika's scope and pace. It assesses the sources of opposition and support to Gorbachev and analyzes his strategies for attaining his goals, the foreign policy implications of his reform efforts, and his changes for long-term success.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. "I Chair the Secretariat": Yegor Ligachev and the Opposition 2. Nina Andreyeva's Letter: The Newspaper War 3. Defusing Ligachev 4. "I Have Been Very Guilty, Comrades" 5. The Army 6. The KGB's Reluctant Acceptance of Glasnost 7. The 19th All-Union Party Conference 8. The Bureaucratic Opposition 9. Gorbachev Strikes Back: The Struggle Against the Opposition 10. Conclusion: Torn between two Worlds

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General