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Stalin in Power

The Revolution from Above, 1928-1941

by Tucker, Robert C.

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages728
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Open LibraryOL7452967M
ISBN 100393308693
ISBN 109780393308693

  Immediately following Stalin’s death, his inner circle was embroiled in a merciless power struggle. Proximity to the deceased autocrat was actually a Author: Oleg Yegorov. Left family to work in Tiflis, Georgia when Joseph was 5. Died in He initiated the brutal reconquest of independent Georgia. Stalin Gains Power – A free PowerPoint PPT presentation (displayed as a Flash slide show) on - id: ff-ZDc1Z.

  In , Stalin was He suffered either a heart attack or a series of strokes in , and his health hadn't been the same since. His paranoia, too, was at an all-time high. When he had gone in Author: Jackie Mansky.   Buy a cheap copy of Stalin: Paradoxes of Power, - book by Stephen Kotkin. Free shipping over $

Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, – is a history of the world during the build-up to its most fateful hour, from the vantage point of Stalin’s seat of power. It is a landmark achievement in the annals of historical scholarship, and in the art of biography.   Stalin, a sequel to Mr. Service's Lenin: A Biography, presents a richly documented, highly persuasive portrait of the man who transformed the Soviet Union into a modem military-industrial power, terrorized millions and ruled over an empire that would have been the envy of the czars Brick by brick, Mr. Service constructs a solid, accessible Brand: Harvard.


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Simon himself via twitter suggested this book by Kotkin & what a great book, truly stunning, more than a book this is an achievement, the depth of insight you get, not just into Stalin but into the societal fissures that made a Stalin figure possible, with a deep dive into Tsarist Russia you develop an understanding of how the Bolshevik coup /5().

"To my mind, the most significant single scholarly contribution made to date, anywhere, to the history of Soviet power."―George F. Kennan. This book forms the second volume of Tucker's biography of Stalin, the first volume of which was "Stalin as Revolutionary".Cited by:   'Stalin: Paradoxes of Power, ' is the first volume in a three volume series of tomes on the life of the Soviet dictator Iosef 'Soso' Jugashvili a.k.a Joseph Stalin by the eminent Princeton Professor of history and international affairs, Stephen Kotkin/5.

Joseph Stalin () was the dictator of the Stalin in Power book of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) from to Learn about his younger years, his rise to power and his brutal reign that caused. A very detailed history of Stalin's ascent to absolute power and his consolidation of an autocratic National-Bolshevik regime.

Generally well researched, authoritative in its scholarship and treatment of available primary sources, this book provides a gripping narrative of how the Lenin-inspired Soviet regime of the October Revolution was radically transformed by Stalin, in a 4/5(18).

Stalin: Paradoxes of Power, by Stephen Kotkin review – personality proves decisive This biography is not an etiology of evil, nor a study in power for its own sake. Stalin was driven Author: Sheila Fitzpatrick. The Paperback of the Stalin, Volume I: Paradoxes of Power, by Stephen Kotkin at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(3). The book is a timely and instructive account not merely of our own history but also of our fractious, unsettling present. • Stalin and the. ” —Simon Sebag Montefiore, author of Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar “ For an understanding of Stalin the man, the leader, the Georgian, the Russian nationalist, the revolutionary, the party politician, the mass murderer and the international statesman, and his place in modern Russian history—Robert Service’s book is unsurpassed.

Joseph Stalin, secretary-general of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (–53) and premier of the Soviet state (–53), who for a quarter of a century dictatorially ruled the Soviet Union and transformed it into a major world power. Learn more about Stalin in. Stephen Kotkin discusses his new book Stalin, Volume I: Paradoxes of Power with Professor Elidor Mehilli of Hunter College at Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute on.

Stalin: Paradoxes of Power – User Review - Book Verdict. Historian Kotkin authoritatively examines Stalin's life, from his childhood in current-day Georgia to his metamorphosis as student priest to his unlikely rise as Lenin's ultimate successor. The first in a planned epic trilogy. (LJ 5/1/14) Read full review4/5(1).

The figure of Joseph Stalin has always provoked heated and often polarized debate. The recent declassification of a substantial portion of Stalin's archive has made possible this fundamental new assessment of the Soviet leader.

In this groundbreaking study, leading international experts challenge many assumptions about Stalin from his early life in Georgia to. How Stalin Became Stalinist. Sheila Fitzpatrick, in her book Kotkin’s first volume closed inwith Stalin, having consolidated his power, making a rare trip to Siberia to launch.

How Joseph Stalin Starved Millions in the Ukrainian Famine Cruel efforts under Stalin to impose collectivism and tamp down Ukrainian nationalism left an. In the first volume of a planned three-volume life, Kotkin, Princeton history professor and acting director of the university’s Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies program, and Hoover.

‘Stalin,’ by Stephen Kotkin When you purchase an independently reviewed book through our site, we earn an affiliate commission. In “Stalin. Volume I: Paradoxes of Power, Author: Jennifer Siegel.

Stalin, in three volumes, tells the story of Russia’s power in the world and Stalin’s power in Russia, recast as the Soviet Union. In some ways the book builds toward a history of the world from Stalin’s office (at least that is what it has felt like to write it).

But “Stalin” is far more than the story of the man. “Paradoxes of Power,” even at almost 1, pages, is only the first of three volumes that, in Mr. Kotkin’s somewhat understated Author: Serge Schmemann. Lenin died inand this is when Stalin seized his high-power position of the leader of the Communist party and the director of the Soviet Union.

During his reign, Stalin launched a series of five-year plans. These plans were set to transform the Soviet Union from a peasant, weak country to an industrial, national power country.

This book was well research, and masterfully written. It peels back the curtain and reveals life in the court of Joseph Stalin from the 's through his death. I found this book to be a heavy, and dark work that honestly depicted the bloody hell that resulted from Stalin's paranoid dictatorship.The Death of Stalin is a blacker-than-black comedy about the members of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and how they jockey for power after the demise of .The central plot of the novel focuses on the positioning for power that came following the death of Stalin, but the novel’s central themes are vast.

It is, first and foremost, an examination of.