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Time of Stalin

Portrait of a Tyranny (Harper Colophon Books)

by Anton Antonov-Ovseenko

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Published by Harpercollins .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages376
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Open LibraryOL7276801M
ISBN 100060390271
ISBN 109780060390273

  Beria and Stalin, back in Moscow, knew perfectly well what was going on from a number of detailed reports. One stated that "many Germans declare that . Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin is a book by Yale historian Timothy D. Snyder that was first published by Basic Books on Octo In the book, Snyder examines the political, cultural and ideological context tied to a specific region of Central and Eastern Europe, where Joseph Stalin's Soviet Union and Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany committed mass killings of an estimated 14 Author: Timothy D. Snyder.

  How children's books thrived under Stalin Most unconvincing of all is a sequence of photo-illustrations from a book called It's Time to Get Up .   Stalin's own escapades after the death of his wife are also noted. There's also much detail about the food at parties and other meetings of Stalin's henchmen. The effect is paradoxical: Stalin and his cronies are humanized at the same time as their cruel misdeeds are recounted/5(4).

Stalin was known for being highly gracious towards people, in certain situations. When he invited high ranking Soviet officials to watch movies with him, he often offered dinner regardless of the time. Stalin was a fan of movies, particularly American-made cowboy films, and also loved hunting and fishing.   Joseph Stalin, leader of the Soviet Union since , dies in Moscow.. Ioseb Dzhugashvili was born in in Georgia, then part of the old Russian empire. The son of .


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The Time of Stalin is an excellent read for those who really want to understand what Stalin and his subordinates actually did. It is for those who are concerned Cited by: The Time of Stalin is an excellent read for those who really want to understand what Stalin and his subordinates actually did.

It is for those who are concerned with understanding totalitarianism. Read more. 7 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. mdcatdad/5(7).

The Time of Stalin: Portrait of a Tyranny is an extraordinary book of historical revelation, a searing criminal indictment as told from the inside of Soviet society. Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko was a child of the Bolshevik Revolution. His father, Vladimir Antonov-Ovseyenko, led the Bolshevik storming of the Winter Palace in October and went on the become a leading Soviet/5.

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See all 3 formats and editions. Hide other formats and editions. Price. New from. Used from. Kindle & comiXology.4/4(28). 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. Near the end of his life, Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin had taken to spending almost all of his free time at his dacha in the Moscow suburb of Kuntsevo.

Author: Jackie Mansky. Stalin’s strengthening of his dictatorship in the early s predetermined total submission of literature and art. In the Central Committee ordered to dismiss all literary associations and Time of Stalin book a single all-national Union of Soviet Writers, which was founded two.

April 5, Stalin arrested for the first time, exiled to Siberia Summer the Social Democrats split into Bolsheviks and Mensheviks. January 5, Stalin escapes from Siberia, the first of many escapes from exile in the following decade. The Axis of Time trilogy is an alternative history series of novels written by Australian journalist and author John Birmingham, from Macmillan Publishing.

The novels deal with the radical alteration of the history of World War II and the socio-historical changes that result when a technologically advanced naval task force from the year is accidentally transported back through time to Author: John Birmingham.

A BOOK FROM HITLER Adopting another view of Stalin means looking at the wrote at the time that this congress `clearly affirms a rupture with socialism and a return to capitalism'.

Ibid., p. A Marxist analysis of the events that occurred in the Soviet Union had already led in File Size: 2MB. I read this book in a span of about three or four weeks and could not put it down. It read like a novel and was very engrossing.

It details every aspect of Stalin's life, first as the child Soso, then as the revolutionary Koba, and finally as the iron-willed dictator Stalin.4/5. Although his peripatetic lifestyle meant Stalin did not begin to collect books and build a personal library until after the Russian Revolution, by the time of his death in he had amassed a.

The book is interestingly informative and contributed greatly to in-depth details to our knowledge of Stalin. This book really made us understood the totalitarianism of a terrible period of mankind's history and yet the nation survived through brute force of handling.

A very readable book indeed/5. Stalin didn’t have Photoshop—but that didn’t keep him from wiping the traces of his enemies from the history books.

Even the famous photo of Soviet soldiers raising their flag after the Author: Erin Blakemore. Praise. Jennifer Siegel, The New York Times Book Review “A masterly account Kotkin offers the sweeping context so often missing from all but the best biographies Stalin is a complex work but it presents a riveting tale, one written with pace and aplomb.

Kotkin has given us a textured, gripping examination of the foundational years of the man most responsible for the construction of. Joseph Stalin () was the dictator of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) from to Learn about his younger years, his. Buy a cheap copy of The Time of Stalin: Portrait of a book by Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko.

Time Of Stalin, The: Portrait Of A Tyranny by Cited by: Illness and death. Stalin's health deteriorated towards the end of World War suffered from atherosclerosis as a result of heavy smoking, a mild stroke around the time of the Victory Parade (May ), and a severe heart attack in October The last three days of Stalin’s life have been described in detail, first in the official Soviet announcements in Pravda, and then in a Location: Red Square, Moscow, Soviet Union.

out of 5 stars Well-written book On May 1,an aide entered Joseph Stalin's bedroom in his dacha outside Moscow, and found Stalin, lying unconscious on the floor by his bed. He had suffered some sort of stroke or aneurysm. He died four days later, at the age of /5.

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The book tells the story with a high sense of drama and pointed irony. The book is very readable, displays no pretense of political correctness, and highlights the struggle for preeminence within the Soviet Communist leadership that accompanied Stalin's demise/5.Wellred Books proudly presents a work eighty years in the making.

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