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Beria: Stalin's First Lieutenant
     

Beria: Stalin's First Lieutenant

by Amy Knight
 

ISBN-10: 0691010935

ISBN-13: 9780691010939

Pub. Date: 12/11/1995

Publisher: Princeton University Press

This is the first comprehensive biography of Lavrentii Beria, Stalin's notorious police chief and for many years his most powerful lieutenant. Beria has long symbolized all the evils of Stalinism, haunting the public imagination both in the West and in the former Soviet Union. Yet because his political opponents expunged his name from public memory after his

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This is the first comprehensive biography of Lavrentii Beria, Stalin's notorious police chief and for many years his most powerful lieutenant. Beria has long symbolized all the evils of Stalinism, haunting the public imagination both in the West and in the former Soviet Union. Yet because his political opponents expunged his name from public memory after his dramatic arrest and execution in 1953, little has been previously published about his long and tumultuous career.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691010939
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
12/11/1995
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
338
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.85(d)

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