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The Khrushchev era: ‘To every family its own apartment’

Lynne Attwood

in Gender and Housing in Soviet Russia: Private Life in a Public Space

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081453
eISBN:
9781781701768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081453.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter is concerned with the Khrushchev era and the enormous housing programme which attempted to deliver ‘to every family its own apartment’. Khrushchev admitted that the apartments would not ... More


The Aid War and Reassessment

in The evolving role of nation-building in US foreign policy: Lessons learned, lessons lost

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719087509
eISBN:
9781781704882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087509.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The chapter explores how political culture thwarted Eisenhower's desire to incorporate more development aid into security assistance, even in the face of a perceived economic offensive by ... More


Israel and the Soviet Union prior to the Suez Crisis (1953–56)

Joseph Heller

in The United States, the Soviet Union and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1948-67: Superpower Rivalry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526103826
eISBN:
9781526120915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103826.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter shows the inexorable deterioration of Soviet-Israel relations. The first Soviet veto demonstrated that whatever Israel did to improve relations, the Kremlin image of Israel was fixed as ... More


Soviet–Israeli relations after the Suez War (1956–61)

Joseph Heller

in The United States, the Soviet Union and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1948-67: Superpower Rivalry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526103826
eISBN:
9781526120915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103826.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The aftermath of the Sinai campaign found Israel increasingly fearful the Soviets would fulfil their threats, while Israel was without any security guarantee from the west. Ben-Gurion explained to ... More


Was Johnson the ‘father’ of the US–Israeli alliance?: the Memorandum of Understanding (1964–65)

Joseph Heller

in The United States, the Soviet Union and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1948-67: Superpower Rivalry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526103826
eISBN:
9781526120915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103826.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter shows how Israel persuaded the US to initiate the ‘memorandum of understanding’ which changed Israel’s deterrent capabilities. First, Israel insisted that the balance of power had ... More


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