BN.com Gift Guide

The Stalin Phenomenon

Overview

What was the true nature of Joseph Stalin's regime, and how should we assess its place in the political history of our century? In this remarkably comprehensive book (first published in Italy in 1982), Giuseppe Boffa seeks to answer these deceptively simple questions, and in the process provides the first authoritative guide to the hodgepodge of conflicting interpretations advanced to explain the genesis and influence of Stalin's regime.
Read More ...
See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (16) from $1.99   
  • New (6) from $1.99   
  • Used (10) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing 1 – 5 of 6
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$1.99
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(16230)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
Cornell University Press, 03/01/1992, Paperback, Brand New! Shrink wrapped!

Ships from: Frederick, MD

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$8.95
Seller since 2005

Feedback rating:

(124)

Condition: New
PAPERBACK New 080149799X.

Ships from: Cambridge, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$14.50
Seller since 2007

Feedback rating:

(325)

Condition: New
1st Edition(PB), NEW Brand New copy. Clean, bright and very tight. No ink names, tears, chips, foxing, etc. Translated by Nicholas Fersen. ISBN 080149799X

Ships from: Troy, NY

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$14.50
Seller since 2007

Feedback rating:

(325)

Condition: New
1st Edition(PB), NEW Brand New copy. Clean, bright and very tight. No ink names, tears, chips, foxing, etc. Translated by Nicholas Fersen. ISBN 080149799X

Ships from: Troy, NY

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$29.65
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(321)

Condition: New
Brand New Item.

Ships from: Chatham, NJ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing 1 – 5 of 6
Close
Sort by
Sending request ...

Overview

What was the true nature of Joseph Stalin's regime, and how should we assess its place in the political history of our century? In this remarkably comprehensive book (first published in Italy in 1982), Giuseppe Boffa seeks to answer these deceptively simple questions, and in the process provides the first authoritative guide to the hodgepodge of conflicting interpretations advanced to explain the genesis and influence of Stalin's regime.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801497995
  • Publisher: Cornell University Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/1992
  • Series: 4/18/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 205
  • Product dimensions: 6.05 (w) x 9.06 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the American Edition
Translator's Acknowledgments
1 The Problem of Stalinism 1
2 Soviet Interpretation Up to Gorbachev 14
3 The Continuity Theory 30
4 Russia's Revenge 45
5 The Totalitarian School 60
6 The Development Revolution 76
7 The Thermidor School 91
8 Statism Takes the Upper Hand 106
9 Industrial Despotism 120
10 Other Important Contributions 134
11 Stalinism without Stalin at Home and Abroad 147
12 The Perestroika Debate 167
13 A Summing Up 189
Index 199
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)