Mikhail Gorbachev and the German Question. Documents. 1986-1991
Edited by Alexander Galkin and Anatoly Chernyaev
November 2006, 696 pp. (140x200 mm) Hardcover
Category: Politics / History / Social Sciences
Readership: Scholars, policymakers, students of history, political and social sciences, general public
Compiled and edited by Mikhail Gorbachev's advisor Anatoly Chernyaev and professor Alexander Galkin, this volume comprises the period of 1986-1991 and includes about 140 documents: stenographs of Mikhail Gorbachev meetings and discussions with the German, American and European leaders, his interviews, fragments of his advisors' papers and memoirs, some Soviet governmental and Communist Party documents etc. Most of them were not published before and were the part of Gorbachev Foundation archives.
This unique collection of materials could serve as an extremely valuable source for historical and political research, and helps general reader to understand the real course of events which lead to one of the most important turning points in contemporary world history.
Alexander Galkin — Professor of history, Leading researcher of the Institute of Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Anatoly Chernyaev — Advisor of Mikhail Gorbachev