Russia, China and the West 1953-1966

Deutscher, Isaac
Publisher:  Penguin Books
Year Published:  1970  
Pages:  360pp  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX7629

Essays on the history of the Soviet Union and its role in the world from the death of Stalin to Khrushchev's fall and the Chinese Cultural Revolution.


Table of Contents

1. The Fall of Beria
Before the Trial
Beria is Shot

2. The Development of Soviet Foreign Policy in 1954
Sovielt Poligy Towards Germany A Year After Stalin
The Geneva Conference on the Far East
A New Course in Moscow: Russia and China
A New Course in Moscow: Changes in Eastern Europe

3. The Fall of Malenkov
The issues behind Malenkov's Resignation
The Rise of the Military
The roles of Khrushchev and Bulganin

4. The Foreign Policy of Malenkov's Successors
The Retreat From Monolithism: Khrushchev in Belgrade
Status Quo in Germany

5. The Twentieth Congress
The Twentieth Congress of the Soviet Communist Party
Foreign Affairs at the Twentieth Congress
The U.S.S.R. after the Twentieth Congress
Stalin and the Soviet Leadership
Molotov Resigns

6. Crisis in the Soviet Bloc
The Polish and Hugarian Revolts
The causes of the crisis in Eastern Europe
Shepilov's Exist
Malenkov Returns to the Attack

7. Mao and the Hundred Flowers Campaign

8. Khrushchev Gains the Ascendancy
Krushchev's Economic Reform
The Anti-Party Group
Khrushchev, Malenkov, and the Stalinist Past
Bonapartism in the Soviet Union
Khrushchev becomes Prime Minister

9. Khrushchev on the Defensive
The Execution of Imre Nagy
Mao Abandons the Hundred Flowers Campaign
Khrushchev's Domestic Opposition
The Collaspe of Khrushchev's Diplomacy
China's Pressure on Moscow

10. From the Twentieth to the Twenty-first Congress

11. Khrushchev's Diplomatic Initiatives
The soviet Perspective in Germany
Khrushchev goes to Washington
Russia and the International Communist Movement
The U-2 Incident
The collapse of the Summit

12. The Deterioration of Sino-Soviet Relations
The Bucharest Congress
Algeria and the Sino-Soviet Dispute
The Conference of the Eighty-one Parties
Cuba and indo-China
The Sino-Soviet Truce Breaks Down

13. The Twenty-second Congress and the of the First Decade after Stalin
The Twenty - Second Congress and the Cult of Khrushchev
The Impact of the Twenty-Second Congress on the U.S.S.R
The Crisis Over the Cuban Missiles
The Record of 1962
The Soviet Union Enters The Second Decade After Stalin

14. Khrushchev's Troubles Increase
The Collapse of Sino-Soviet Talks
Black dust Storms over Russia
The Russo-Chinese Schism Deepens
Khrushchev at Seventy
The Russo-Romanian Quarrel
The Tonking Gulf Incident

15. The Fall of Khrushchev
The end of the Khruschev Interregnum
The consequences of Khrushchev's Fall
The Politics of Post-Khrushchevite Russia

16. The Policies of Brezhnev and Kosygin
Kosygin's Economic Counter-Reform
The U.S.S.R. Between the Twentieth and Twenty-Third Congress
Soviet Foreign Policy in 1965
The Twenty -Third Congress: The Crypto-Stalinists Raise Their Heads
The Twenty -Third Congress: The Shadow of Vietnam

17. The Great Cultural Revolution

Chronology of Events
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