Stalin's Guerrillas: Soviet Partisans in World War II

Stalin's Guerrillas: Soviet Partisans in World War II

by Kenneth Slepyan
     
 

A detailed study of the operations, politics, culture, and autonomy of Soviet partisans (or guerrillas) who fought the German army in WWII. Blending military, political, social, and cultural history, Slepyan also provides a prism for viewing relations between the suffocating Stalinist state and its independent partisan warriors.See more details below

Overview

A detailed study of the operations, politics, culture, and autonomy of Soviet partisans (or guerrillas) who fought the German army in WWII. Blending military, political, social, and cultural history, Slepyan also provides a prism for viewing relations between the suffocating Stalinist state and its independent partisan warriors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700614806
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Series:
Modern War Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

A Note on Transliteration and Names

Introduction

1. Putting the People into "All-People's War," 1941-1942

2. Bread and Bullets: The Conditions of Partisan Survival

3. Bureaucrats and Guerrillas: The Soviet Search for Order and Control in the Occupied Territories

4. People's Avengers or Partizanshchina? The Making of Partisan Identities, 1941-1942

5. The Crisis of Partisan Identity

6. The Imagined Stalinist Community

Conclusion: Liberation and Legacy

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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