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White king and red queen : how the Cold War was fought on the chessboard / Daniel Johnson.

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Schricker Main Library 794.1 JOH (Text) 30032010446372 ADULT NON-FICTION Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780547133379 :
  • ISBN: 0547133375 :
  • Physical Description: xxx, 352 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2008.

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General Note: Originally published: London : Atlantic Books, 2007.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-337) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: From Baghdad to St. Petersburg -- The recreation of the revolution -- Terror -- The opium of the intellectuals -- The emigres -- The patriarch and his progeny -- The Jewish factor -- The American way of chess -- Bobby's odyssey -- An achilles without an achilles heel -- The death of Hector -- The machine age -- Defying the evil empire -- The yogi versus the commissar -- Soviet endgame : Kasparov versus Karpov -- After the Cold War.
Subject: Chess > Soviet Union > History > 20th century.
Chess players > Soviet Union > History > 20th century.
Chess > Tournaments > History > 20th century.
Chess > Political aspects > Soviet Union.
World politics > 1945-1989.

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