Joseph Stalin: An Annotated Bibliography of English-Language Periodical Literature to 2005
  • Joseph Stalin: An Annotated Bibliography of English-Language Periodical Literature to 2005
  • Joseph Stalin: An Annotated Bibliography of English-Language Periodical Literature to 2005

Joseph Stalin: An Annotated Bibliography of English-Language Periodical Literature to 2005

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by David R. Egan, Melinda A. Egan
     
 

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With the opening of Russian and communist-bloc archives dating from the Soviet-era, there has been a significant increase of scholarly writings pertaining to Joseph Stalin. Widely considered to be among the most influential historical figures of the twentieth century, Stalin continues to be a source of intense study. In the absence of a comprehensive compilation of… See more details below

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With the opening of Russian and communist-bloc archives dating from the Soviet-era, there has been a significant increase of scholarly writings pertaining to Joseph Stalin. Widely considered to be among the most influential historical figures of the twentieth century, Stalin continues to be a source of intense study. In the absence of a comprehensive compilation of periodical literature, the need for Joseph Stalin: An Annotated Bibliography of English Language Periodical Literature to 2005 is conspicuous. Ranging from editorials and news reports to academic articles, the more than 1,700 sources cited collectively cover the full range of his life, the various aspects of his leadership, and virtually all facets of the system and practices traditionally associated with his name. The coverage in this bibliography extends beyond the person of Stalin to include the subjects of Stalinism, the Stalinist system, the Stalin phenomenon, and those policies and practices of the Communist Party and Soviet state associated with him. This volume also provides a record of scholarly opinion on Stalin and sheds light on the evolution and current state of Stalinology. An effort has been made to list only those articles in which Stalin figures prominently, but, in some instances, articles have been included which do not center on Stalin but are worthy of listing for other reasons.

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Editorial Reviews

March 2008 American Reference Books Annual
The annotations are very readable and expertly written...this is a valuable reference source...
Reference and Research Book News
This volume aims to present a comprehensive list of the English-language periodical literature on former Soviet leader Joseph Stalin and Stalinism spanning the earliest writings about him up to the year 2005. Including listings from popular magazines and scholarly publications it cites 1700 sources in chapters covering general studies and overviews; biographical information and psychological assessments; revolutionary movement, October Revolution, and Russian Civil War years; rise to power; politics; economics; society and social policy; nationalism and nationality policy; culture; religion; philosophy and theory; foreign relations and international communism; military affairs; and de-Stalinization. The citations contain basic publication information and brief summaries. Author and subject indexes are included at the end of the volume.
Reference Reviews
Essential stock for all libraries at all levels, and, above all, for everyone concerned with international affairs, past, present, future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810866713
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/25/2007
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
504
File size:
1 MB

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