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Stalin : A Biography (2005)


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Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005
Description:  xviii, 715 p., [24] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 0674016971 (alk. paper),
Language:  English

The revolutionary -- Stalin as we have know him -- The family Dzhughashvili -- The schooling of a priest -- Poet and rebel -- Marxist militant -- The party and the Caucasus -- On the run -- At the centre of the party -- Koba and Bolshevism -- Osip of Siberia -- Return to Petrograd -- Leader for the party -- The year 1917 -- October -- People's Commissar -- To the front! -- The Polish corridor -- With Lenin -- Nation and revolution -- Testament -- The opportunities of struggle -- Joseph and Nadya -- Factionalist against factions -- Despot -- Ending the NEP -- Terror-economics -- Ascent to supremacy -- The death of Nadya -- Modernity's sorcerer -- Fears in victory -- Ruling the nations -- Mind of terror -- The great terrorist -- The cult of impersonality -- Brutal reprieve -- Warlord -- The world in sight -- Approaches to war -- The devils SUP -- Barbarossa -- Fighting on -- Sleeping on the divan -- To the death! -- Supreme commander -- The big three -- Last campaigns -- Victory! -- The imperator -- Delivering the blow -- The outbreak of the cold war -- Subjugating Eastern Europe -- Stalinst rulership -- Policies and purges -- Emperor worship -- Dangerous liaisons -- Vozhd and intellectual -- Ailing despot -- Death and embalming -- After Stalin

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