Stalin, and the shaping of the Soviet Union

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Stalin, Joseph, -- 1879-1953., Heads of state -- Soviet Union -- Biography., Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1917-1936., Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1936-
StatementAlex de Jonge.
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LC ClassificationsDK268.S8 D42 1986
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Pagination560 p. :
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Open LibraryOL22492733M
ISBN 100002168049

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In tackling Stalin, he takes on a man of whom there has already been written mountains of words. De Jonge's tenets are facile and arguable: that Stalin maintained his rule by exploiting his country's centuries-old lines of force and did so with the nation's complicity; that Stalinism, viewed here.

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Butler’s book is the first to show how FDR pushed Stalin to reinstate religion in the Soviet Union, which he did in ; how J.

Edgar Hoover derailed the U.S.-planned establishment of an OSS intelligence mission in Moscow and a Soviet counterpart in America before the election; and that Roosevelt had wanted to involve Stalin in the.

The early s saw closer cooperation between the West and the USSR. From tothe Soviet Union participated in the World Disarmamentdiplomatic relations between the United States and the USSR were established when in November, the newly elected President of the United States, Franklin D.

Roosevelt chose to formally recognize Stalin's Communist government and Capital: Moscow. Read this book on Questia. Stalin and the Soviet Union offers new interpretations of recently uncovered archives examining the Soviet leader's domestic and foreign policy. The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), was a federal socialist state in Northern Eurasia that existed from to and was the largest country in the world.

Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics, in practice its government and economy were highly was a one-party state governed by the Communist Party, with Moscow as its Capital and largest city: Moscow, 55°45′N 37°37′E /.

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The Soviet Union Since Stalin book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.3/5(1). The history of the Soviet Union between and covers the period in Soviet history from the establishment of Stalinism through victory in the Second World War and down to the death of Joseph Stalin in He sought to destroy his enemies while transforming Soviet society with aggressive economic planning, in particular a sweeping collectivization of agriculture and rapid development.

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An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or. Presents the life and accomplishments of the dictator of the Soviet Union who used his power to terrorize and murder fellow Soviets and to promote communism throughout the world. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review1/5(1).

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Forced labor was used extensively in the Soviet Union as a means of controlling Soviet citizens and foreigners. [better source needed] Forced labor also provided manpower for government projects and for reconstruction after the began before the Gulag and Kolkhoz systems were established, although through these institutions, its scope and severity were increased.

Book Description: Death and Redemptionoffers a fundamental reinterpretation of the role of the Gulag--the Soviet Union's vast system of forced-labor camps, internal exile, and prisons--in Soviet authorities undoubtedly had the means to exterminate all the prisoners who passed through the Gulag, but unlike the Nazis they did not conceive of their concentration camps as.

Stalin and the Soviet Union offers new interpretations of recently uncovered archives examining the Soviet leader's domestic and foreign policy. It covers core topics such as: * Stalin's rise to power5/5(1). Stalin and Stalinism explores how he ammassed, retained and deployed power to dominate, not only his close associates, but the population of the Soviet Union and Soviet Empire.

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