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The Last Days of Stalin

The Last Days of Stalin Book
Author : Joshua Rubenstein
Publisher : Yale University Press
Release : 2016-05-31
ISBN : 0300216769
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Joshua Rubenstein’s riveting account takes us back to the second half of 1952 when no one could foresee an end to Joseph Stalin’s murderous regime. He was poised to challenge the newly elected U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower with armed force, and was also broadening a vicious campaign against Soviet Jews. Stalin’s sudden collapse and death in March 1953 was as dramatic and mysterious as his life. It is no overstatement to say that his passing marked a major turning point in the twentieth century. The Last Days of Stalin is an engaging, briskly told account of the dictator’s final active months, the vigil at his deathbed, and the unfolding of Soviet and international events in the months after his death. Rubenstein throws fresh light on the devious plotting of Beria, Malenkov, Khrushchev, and other “comrades in arms” who well understood the significance of the dictator’s impending death; the witness-documented events of his death as compared to official published versions; Stalin’s rumored plans to forcibly exile Soviet Jews; the responses of Eisenhower and Secretary of State Dulles to the Kremlin’s conciliatory gestures after Stalin’s death; and the momentous repercussions when Stalin’s regime of terror was cut short.

The Last Days of Stalin

The Last Days of Stalin Book
Author : Joshua Rubenstein
Publisher : Yale University Press
Release : 2016-01-01
ISBN : 0300192223
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Monografie over de laatste maanden in het leven van Stalin en de periode daarna.

Joseph Stalin

Joseph Stalin Book
Author : Helen Rappaport
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 1999
ISBN : 1576070840
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Reveals the more personal side of the Machiavellian mastermind who not only orchestrated the Great Terror but also forged the USSR into a world power

Ekaterinburg

Ekaterinburg Book
Author : Helen Rappaport
Publisher : Random House
Release : 2009
ISBN : 0099520095
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A vivid and compelling account of the final thirteen days of the Romanovs, counting down to the last, tense hours of their lives. On 4 July 1918, a new commandant took control of a closely guarded house in the Russian town of Ekaterinburg. His name was Yakov Yurovsky, and his prisoners were the Imperial family: the former Tsar Nicholas, his wife Alexandra, and their children, Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia and Alexey. Thirteen days later, at Yurovsky's command, and on direct orders from Moscow, the family was gunned down in a blaze of bullets in a basement room. This is the story of those murders, which ended 300 years of Romanov rule and began an era of state-orchestrated terror and brutal repression.

Lenin s Tomb

Lenin s Tomb Book
Author : David Remnick
Publisher : Vintage
Release : 2014-04-02
ISBN : 0804173583
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize One of the Best Books of the Year: The New York Times From the editor of The New Yorker: a riveting account of the collapse of the Soviet Union, which has become the standard book on the subject. Lenin’s Tomb combines the global vision of the best historical scholarship with the immediacy of eyewitness journalism. Remnick takes us through the tumultuous 75-year period of Communist rule leading up to the collapse and gives us the voices of those who lived through it, from democratic activists to Party members, from anti-Semites to Holocaust survivors, from Gorbachev to Yeltsin to Sakharov. An extraordinary history of an empire undone, Lenin’s Tomb stands as essential reading for our times.

Russia s Policy Towards India

Russia s Policy Towards India Book
Author : J. A. Naik
Publisher : M.D. Publications Pvt. Ltd.
Release : 1995
ISBN : 9788185880792
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book divided into two parts.covers Russia's policy towards india before and after the disintegration of Soviet Union.In earlier phase,except for brief span under Stalin.India had become a focal point of Sovite policy in Asia.Stalin had refused to treat India even asan independent country.The more important part of the book deals with Russia's policy after the disintegration of the Sovile Union .It studies in details how did Gorbachev's perestroika cffect the course of Russsian Policy,and how Yeltsin had settled the question of the huge lone toIndia on highly unfavourable terme of India.

The Last Days of Hitler

The Last Days of Hitler Book
Author : Hugh Redwald Trevor-Roper
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1952
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Last Days of Hitler

The Last Days of Hitler Book
Author : Hugh Trevor-Roper
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Release : 1992-10-15
ISBN : 9780226812243
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Late in 1945, Trevor-Roper was appointed by British Intelligence in Germany to investigate conflicting evidence surrounding Hitler's final days and to produce a definitive report on his death. The author, who had access to American counterintelligence files and to German prisoners, focuses on the last ten days of Hitler's life, April 20-29, 1945, in the underground bunker in Berlin—a bizarre and gripping episode punctuated by power play and competition among Hitler's potential successors. "From exhaustive research [Trevor-Roper] has put together a carefully documented, irrefutable, and unforgettable reconstruction of the last days in April, 1945."—New Republic "A book sound in its scholarship, brilliant in its presentation, a delight for historians and laymen alike."—A. J. P. Taylor, New Statesman

The Last Days of Mandelstam

The Last Days of Mandelstam Book
Author : Venus Khoury-Ghata
Publisher : French List
Release : 2020-03-15
ISBN : 9780857426536
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The year is 1938. The great Russian poet and essayist Osip Mandelstam is forty-seven years old and is dying in a transit camp near Vladivostok after having been arrested by Stalin's government during the repression of the 1930s and sent into exile with his wife. Stalin, "the Kremlin mountaineer, murderer, and peasant-slayer," is undoubtedly responsible for his fatal decline. From the depths of his prison cell, lost in a world full of ghosts, Mandelstam sees scenes from his life pass before him: constant hunger, living hand to mouth, relying on the assistance of sympathetic friends, shunned by others, four decades of creation and struggle, alongside his beloved wife Nadezhda, and his contemporaries Anna Akhmatova, Marina Tsvetaeva, Boris Pasternak, and many others. With her sensitive prose and innate sense of drama, French-Lebanese writer Vénus Khoury-Ghata brings Mandelstam back to life and allows him to have the last word--proving that literature is one of the surest means to fight against barbarism.

Death at the Dacha

Death at the Dacha Book
Author : Paul M. Levitt
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Release : 2020-02-01
ISBN : 1493050605
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As Stalin lies dying, this novel records his last thoughts, which he renders as a movie about the people he believes envenomed his life, namely, Lenin and certain women. (A film devotee, Stalin so loved movies that some scholars have even suggested that he governed the Soviet empire by cinematocracy, rule by cinema.) He has suffered a stroke but will linger for three days before dying. As in a film, he revisits scenes and old arguments with Lenin, and then endures a trial over his charge that women have poisoned his life. At the conclusion of the trial, Stalin’s mind screen returns to V.I. Lenin. What follows then is Stalin’s concluding mockery and denunciation of Lenin; Lenin’s final assessment of Stalin; and the end of the novel: Stalin’s dying words.

The Last Days of Hitler

The Last Days of Hitler Book
Author : Hugh R Trevor-Roper
Publisher : Springer
Release : 1995-11-28
ISBN : 1349141046
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In September 1945 the circumstances surrounding Hitler's death were dark and mysterious. Hugh Trevor-Roper, an intelligence officer, was given the task of uncovering the last few weeks of Hitler's life. His brilliant piece of detective work proved finally that Hitler had killed himself and also tells the story of the last days of the Thousand Year Reich in the Berlin Bunker.

The Russian Mind Since Stalin s Death

The Russian Mind Since Stalin   s Death Book
Author : Yuri Glazov
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-12-06
ISBN : 9400953410
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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I have been working on this book since leaving Russia in April of 1972. It was my wish to write this book in English, and there were what seemed to me to be serious reasons for doing so. In recent years there has appeared a wealth of literature, in Russian, about Russia. As a rule, this literature has been published outside the USSR by authors who still live in the Soviet Union or who have only recently left it. A fair amount of important literature is being translated into English, but I believe it will be read main ly by specialists in Russian studies, or by those who have a great interest in the subject already. The majority of Russian authors write, of course, for the Russian reader or for an imagined Western public. It is my feeling that Russian authors have serious difficulties in understanding the men tality of Westerners, and that there still exists a gap between the visions of Russians and non-Russians. I have made my humble attempt to bridge ~his gap and I will be happy if I am even partly successful. The Russian world is indeed fascinating. Many people who visit Russia for a few days or weeks find it a country full of historical charm, fantastic architecture and infinite mystery. For many inside the country, especial ly for those in conflict with the Soviet authorities.

Kritika

Kritika Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2005
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Stalin

Stalin Book
Author : Simon Sebag Montefiore
Publisher : Vintage
Release : 2005
ISBN : 9781400076789
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A comprehensive biography of the Soviet tyrant and the men and women who surrounded him focuses on the the foundation of human, psychological, and physical supports that encouraged the dictator through the early days of Communism, World War II, and the Great Terror, in a complex portrait of Stalin's inner and outer life. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

Stalin s Folly

Stalin s Folly Book
Author : Constantine Pleshakov
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release : 2006-12-12
ISBN : 9780547416502
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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On June 22, 1941, radios all over the Soviet Union crackled with the announcement that the country had been attacked by Nazi Germany. But the voice on the airwaves was not the familiar one of Joseph Stalin; it was the voice of his deputy, Molotov. Paralyzed by Hitler's unexpected move, Stalin disappeared completely from public view for the crucial ten days of war on the Eastern Front. In this taut, hour-by-hour account, Constantine Pleshakov draws on a wealth of information from newly opened archives to elucidate the complex causes of the Soviet leader's reaction, revealing the feared despot's unrealized military stratagems as well as his personal vulnerabilities, while also offering a new and deeper understanding of Russian history.

Racing the Enemy

Racing the Enemy Book
Author : Tsuyoshi Hasegawa
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Release : 2009-07
ISBN : 9780674038400
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With startling revelations, Tsuyoshi Hasegawa rewrites the standard history of the end of World War II in the Pacific. By fully integrating the three key actors in the story--the United States, the Soviet Union, and Japan--Hasegawa for the first time puts the last months of the war into international perspective. From April 1945, when Stalin broke the Soviet-Japanese Neutrality Pact and Harry Truman assumed the presidency, to the final Soviet military actions against Japan, Hasegawa brings to light the real reasons Japan surrendered. From Washington to Moscow to Tokyo and back again, he shows us a high-stakes diplomatic game as Truman and Stalin sought to outmaneuver each other in forcing Japan's surrender; as Stalin dangled mediation offers to Japan while secretly preparing to fight in the Pacific; as Tokyo peace advocates desperately tried to stave off a war party determined to mount a last-ditch defense; and as the Americans struggled to balance their competing interests of ending the war with Japan and preventing the Soviets from expanding into the Pacific. Authoritative and engrossing, Racing the Enemy puts the final days of World War II into a whole new light.

U S News World Report

U S  News   World Report Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1967
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Stalin s Last Generation

Stalin s Last Generation Book
Author : Juliane Fürst
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2010-09-30
ISBN : 0199575061
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

An in-depth study of late Stalinist youth and youth culture, illuminating the complex relationship between the Soviet state and its youth and providing a new framework for understanding late Stalinism and its impact on the future development of the Soviet system.

DEATH ONLY WINS THE STALIN TRILOGY

DEATH ONLY WINS  THE STALIN TRILOGY Book
Author : Ravi Ravindranathan
Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
Release : 2013-12-17
ISBN : 1483691160
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Early Stalin, the first volume in a forthcoming trilogy of historical fiction on the life of Joseph Stalin entitled Death Only Wins, tells the story of the future Soviet dictator in two parts, Caucasus and Siberia: In and Out. It recounts Stalin's abysmal childhood, his mother's efforts to get him into the Orthodox priesthood, his ecclesiastical education, his expulsion from the Tiflis Theological Seminary, his life as an organizer of robberies to fund Lenin's revolutionary enterprises, his first marriage, the death of his wife, his love affairs, his trips abroad, and his many arrests, exiles, and escapes from Siberia. Always in the background of the novel is the land of Georgia with its splendid food and wine, spectacular beauty, literature, customs, and culture in general as well as the harshness of the Siberian landscape. A major purpose of the first volume is to provide clues to Stalin's behaviour as ruler of the Soviet Union, an explanation of how Stalin became Stalin.

Stalin and the Turkish Crisis of the Cold War 1945 1953

Stalin and the Turkish Crisis of the Cold War  1945 1953 Book
Author : Jamil Hasanli
Publisher : Lexington Books
Release : 2011-07-16
ISBN : 073916807X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents Western and Soviet policies on Turkey from the end of the Second World War until Stalin's death in 1953. It explains how Turkey became the first regional testing ground for the Soviet-Western confrontation, which emerged after the Second World War and came to be known as the Cold War.