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Sullivan, Rosemary

Summary: "The award-winning author of Villa Air-Bel returns with a painstakingly researched, revelatory biography of Svetlana Stalin, a woman fated to live her life in the shadow of one of history's most monstrous dictators--her father, Josef Stalin. Born in the early years of the Soviet Union, Svetlana Stalin spent her youth inside the walls of the Kremlin. Communist Party privilege protected her from...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ALLILUYEVA, SVETLANA SUL

Medvedev, Zhores A.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GOR

Taubman, William.

Summary: Drawing on newly opened archives in Russia and Ukraine, Taubman (political science, Amherst College) writes a thorough biography of one of the most complex and important political figures of the 20th century whose life and career spanned revolution, civil war, famine, collectivization, industrialization, terror, world war, the Cold War, Stalinism, and post-Stalinism. Includes two sections of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KHR

Kotkin, Stephen

Summary: Pulitzer Prize-finalist Stephen Kotkin continues his definitive biography of Stalin, from collectivization and the Great Terror through to the coming of the conflict with Hitler's Germany that is the signal event of modern world history. As the shadows of the 30's deepen, Stalin's drive to militarize Soviet society takes on increasing urgency, and the ambition of Nazi Germany becomes the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 STALIN, JOSEPH KOT

Kotkin, Stephen

Summary: In his biography of Stalin, Kotkin rejects the inherited wisdom about Stalin's psychological makeup, showing us instead how Stalin's near paranoia was fundamentally political and closely tracks the Bolshevik revolution's structural paranoia, the predicament of a Communist regime in an overwhelmingly capitalist world, surrounded and penetrated by enemies. At the same time, Kotkin posits the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STALIN, JOSEPH KOT

Taubman, William

Summary: A comprehensive biography of the final leader of the Soviet Union chronicles Gorbachev's rise from peasant to politician and describes how his liberal policies ended the Cold War and unintentionally provoked the breakup of the USSR. "When Mikhail Gorbachev became the leader of the Soviet Union in 1985, the USSR. was one of the world's two superpowers. By 1989, his liberal policies of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GORBACHEV, MIKHAIL TAU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B GORBACHEV TAU

Khlevniuk, O. V. (Oleg Vitalʹevich)

Summary: Josef Stalin exercised supreme power in the Soviet Union from 1929 until his death in 1953. During that quarter-century, by Oleg Khlevniuk’s estimate, he caused the imprisonment and execution of no fewer than a million Soviet citizens per year. Millions more were victims of famine directly resulting from Stalin's policies. What drove him toward such ruthlessness? This essential biography, by...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STALIN, JOSEPH KHL

Kotkin, Stephen

Summary: Pulitzer Prize-finalist Stephen Kotkin continues his definitive biography of Stalin, from collectivization and the Great Terror through to the coming of the conflict with Hitler's Germany that is the signal event of modern world history. As the shadows of the 30's deepen, Stalin's drive to militarize Soviet society takes on increasing urgency, and the ambition of Nazi Germany becomes the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 STALIN, JOSEPH KOT

Volkogonov, Dmitriĭ Antonovich.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947.084 VOL

Montefiore, Sebag

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Stalin

Radzinsky, Ėdvard.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STALIN, JOSEPH Radzinsky

Montefiore, Sebag

Summary: The shadowy journey from obscurity to power of the Georgian cobbler's son who became the Red Tsar--the man who, along with Hitler, remains the modern personification of evil: a merciless psychopath who was, as well, a consummate politician, the dynamic world statesman who helped create and industrialize the USSR, outplayed Churchill and Roosevelt, and defeated Hitler? Historian Montefiore tells...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STALIN, JOSEPH MON

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Stalin 2007

Montefiore, Sebag

Contents: Prologue: The holiday dinner: 8 November 1932. -- That wonderful time: Stalin and Nadya, 1878-1932. The Georgian and the schoolgirl ; The Kremlin family ; The charmer ; Famine and the country set ; Holidays and hell: the Politburo at the seaside ; Trains full of corpses ; Stalin the intellectual. -- The jolly fellows: Stalin and Kirov, 1932-1934. The funeral ; The omnipotent widower and his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STALIN, JOSEPH MON