ISBN-10:
0691010935
ISBN-13:
9780691010939
Pub. Date:
12/31/1995
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Beria: Stalin's First Lieutenant

Beria: Stalin's First Lieutenant

by Amy Knight

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Beria: Stalin's First Lieutenant

"A milestone, an invaluable achievement, the natural heir to Leggett's history of the Cheka."—John le Carr

"This first full-scale scholarly biography of the clever, cruel, domineering security chief whom Stalin once called 'my Himmler' casts valuable new light on various events of the Stalin period and its early aftermath."—Robert Tucker, Professor Emeritus, Princeton University

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ISBN-13: 9780691010939
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 12/31/1995
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.85(d)

About the Author

Amy Knight is a Senior Research Analyst at the Library of Congress and a former Woodrow Wilson Fellow. She is also the author of The KGB: Police and Politics in the Soviet Union.

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This first full-scale scholarly biography of the clever, cruel, domineering security chief whom Stalin once called 'my Himmler' casts valuable new light on various events of the Stalin period and its early aftermath.

Robert Tucker

This first full-scale scholarly biography of the clever, cruel, domineering security chief whom Stalin once called 'my Himmler' casts valuable new light on various events of the Stalin period and its early aftermath.
Robert Tucker, Professor Emeritus, Princeton University

John le Carre

A milestone, an invaluable achievement, the natural heir to Leggett's history of the Cheka.

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