Michael Kort

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Michael Kort (born 1944) is an American historian, academic, and author who studies and has written extensively about the history of the Soviet Union. He teaches at Boston University.

Biography[edit]

Michael Kort was born in 1944. He received a B.A. in history from Johns Hopkins University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Russian history from New York University.[1]

He lives in Massachusetts.

Bibliography[edit]

Biographies[edit]

  • Mikhail Gorbachev
  • Nikita Krushchev

Textbooks[edit]

  • The Soviet Union: History, Culture, Geography
  • The Soviet Colossus: A History of the U.S.S.R., 1990[1]
  • Modernization and Revolution in China. (co‑author with June Grasso and Jay Corrin), 1991[1]
  • The Columbia Guide to the Cold War, 1998[1]
  • The Columbia Guide to Hiroshima and the Bomb, 2007[1]

Other nonfiction[edit]

  • The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union, 1992
  • Marxism in Power, 1993
  • A Brief History of Russia, 2008[1]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Kort". Retrieved 2011-03-12.