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The Stalin years

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953,
    • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1917-1936,
    • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1936-1953

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-235) and index.

      Statementedited by Christopher Read.
      ContributionsRead, Christopher, 1946-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK267 .S6937 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 241 p. ;
      Number of Pages241
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3564850M
      ISBN 100333963423, 0333963431
      LC Control Number2002035909


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Stalin's Life and Times --Main Currents of Interpretation of Stalin and the Stalin Years --During Stalin's Lifetime --Cold War, the Death of Stalin and the Rise of the Totalitarian Thesis --The Rise of Revisionism --Perestroika and After --Cultural Revolution.

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