Stalin and the Soviet Union

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Overview

Stalin and the Soviet Union offers new interpretations of recently uncovered archives examining the Soviet leader's domestic and foreign policy. It covers core topics such as:

* Stalin's rise to power
* the economy
* society
* culture
* the Cold War
* the Second World War
* terror.

For all students of Russia, Stalin and European history, this will prove essential reading, and a clear background and guide to exam success.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415185738
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/17/1999
  • Series: Questions and Analysis in History Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 1,358,212
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.31 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephen J. Lee is Head of History at Bromsgrove School. His many publications include Aspects of European History (in two volumes), Peter the Great and The European Dictatorships, 1918-1945

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Table of Contents

Series Preface
Acknowledgements
1 Stalin's rise and rule 1
2 Stalinist politics and terror 16
3 Stalin's economic policies 35
4 Society and culture 54
5 Stalin's foreign policy, 1929-41 65
6 The Soviet Union at war, 1941-5 79
7 Stalin's post-war regime, 1945-53 96
8 An overall summary 110
Notes 113
Bibliography 118
Index 121
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