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William Chase Taubman

Fellowship
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
Affiliation:
Professor, Amherst College
Wilson Center Project(s):
Khrushchev: A Biography
Term:
Jan 01, 2000
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Jun 01, 2000

Project Summary

A comprehensive biography of Khrushchev, detailing how he rose from humble origins into Stalin’s inner circle, how he survived and succeeded Stalin, how he attempted to reform the Stalinist system and improve relations with the West, and why he failed. Uses his life as a mirror to the Soviet age as a whole, raising the question of wehtehr Russia itself is reformable.

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