Stalin : triumph and tragedy / Dmitri Volkogonov ; edited and translated from the Russian by Harold Shukman.

By: Volkogonov, Dmitriĭ Antonovich
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Original language: Russian Publisher: New York : Grove Weidenfeld, 1988Edition: 1st American edDescription: xxvii, 642 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 0802111653 (alk. paper) :; 9780802111654Uniform titles: Triumf i tragedii︠a︡. Subject(s): Heads of state -- Soviet Union -- Biography | Soviet Union -- HistoryDDC classification: 947.0842092 LOC classification: DK268.S8 | V5613 1991Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents The glow of October -- The leader's warnings -- Choice and struggle -- Dictatorship or dictator? -- The leader's mantle -- The epicentre of the tragedy -- On the threshold of war -- Catastrophic beginning -- The supreme commander -- The climax of the cult -- The relics of Stalinism.
Summary: Summary: Dimitri Volkogonov, General of the Soviet Army, head of the Institute of Military History and admirer of Gorbachev, has produced the most authoritative biography of Stalin we have read so far.
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Translation of: Triumf i tragedii︠a︡.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [591]-615) and index.

Table of contents The glow of October --
The leader's warnings --
Choice and struggle --
Dictatorship or dictator? --
The leader's mantle --
The epicentre of the tragedy --
On the threshold of war --
Catastrophic beginning --
The supreme commander --
The climax of the cult --
The relics of Stalinism.

Summary:
Dimitri Volkogonov, General of the Soviet Army, head of the Institute of Military History and admirer of Gorbachev, has produced the most authoritative biography of Stalin we have read so far.

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