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Gorbachev: On My Country and the World

Mikhail Gorbachev

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Paper, 300 pages,
ISBN: 978-0-231-11515-5
$27.95 / £19.50

October, 1999
Cloth, 300 pages,
ISBN: 978-0-231-11514-8
$85.00 / £58.50

1. The October Revolution, Its Meaning and Significance

1. A Blunder of History, Accident or Necessity?

2. Was Socialism Built in the Soviet Union?

3. Let's Not Oversimplify! A Balance Sheet of the Soviet Years

4. October and the World

5. One More Balance Sheet: Something Worth Thinking About

6. October and Perestroika

7. Does Socialism Have Future?

8. Summing Up

2. The Union Could Have Been Preserved

1. A Tragic Turn of Events

2. Tbilisi. . . . Baku. . . . Vilinius

3. Toward a New Union Treaty

4. Referendum on the Union

5. The Coup—A Stab in the Back—and the Intrigues of Yeltsin

6. The Belovezh Accord: Dissolution of the USSR

7. What Lies Ahead

3. The New Thinking: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

1. The Very First Steps

2. The Conception (1985-1991)

3. Overcoming the Cold War

4. The Transitional World Order

5. The New Thinking in the Post Confrontational World

6. The Challenge of Globalization

7. The Challenge of Diversity

8. The Challenge of Global Problems

9. The Challenge of Power Politics

10. The Challenge of Democracy

11. The Challenge of Universal Human Values

12. The Beginning of History?

About the Author

Mikhail Gorbachev, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, 1985-1991, and President of the Soviet Union, 1988-1991, currently heads the Gorbachev Foundation in Moscow and lectures widely. He is also the author of Perestroika and Soviet-American Relations, The Search for a New Beginning: Developing a New Civilization, and The August Coup: The Truth and the Lessons.George Shriver has translated and edited many books, including Nikolai Bukharin’s How It All Began: The Prison Novel and Roy Medvedev’s On Soviet Dissent, The October Revolution, Let History Judge, and Post-Soviet Russia (all published by Columbia).

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