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Author Brackman, Roman.

Title The Secret File of Joseph Stalin : A Hidden Life
Published London Taylor and Francis, 2004
©2005
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Description 1 online resource (433 pages)
Contents BOOK COVER -- HALF-TITLE -- TITLE -- COPYRIGHT -- CONTENTS -- LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS -- FOREWORD -- PREFACE -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- 1. THE ROOTS OF EVIL -- 2. 'SAMEDOV DISEASE' -- 3. MEETING THE 'MOUNTAIN EAGLE' -- 4. THE MURDER OF VISSARION -- 5. THE BETRAYAL OF THE AVLABAR PRESS -- 6. THE HOTEL BRISTOL -- 7. THE GREAT TIFLIS BANK ROBBERY -- 8. COLONEL EREMIN -- 9. KOBA AND MALINOVSKY -- 10. THE 'GREAT STATE SCANDAL' -- 11. 'IOSIF DZHU ? WE'VE FORGOTTEN. VERY IMPORTANT!' -- 12. 'VASILY SO FAR UNIDENTIFIED' -- 13. 'THE GRAY BLUR' -- 14. RED TERROR -- 15. 'THE OLD MAN WANTS POISON' -- 16. 'JEWISH ORIGIN' -- 17. STALIN'S OKHRANA FILE FOUND IN 1926 -- 18. 'CASTRATED FORCES' -- 19. BLUMKIN'S FAILED MISSION -- 20. THE 'KUTEPOV DOCUMENTS' -- 21. 'I KNOW WHAT KIND OF REVOLUTIONARY YOU ARE!' -- 22. 'WHY DID YOU KILL SUCH A NICE MAN?' -- 23. THE STALIN INSTITUTE -- 24. 'OLD BEAR WITH A RING IN HIS NOSE' -- 25. 'THEY'LL SWALLOW IT' -- 26. THE FATAL FIND IN MENZHINSKY'S OFFICE -- 27. THE 'TUKHACHEVSKY DOSSIER' -- 28. THE FORGERY THAT TELLS THE TRUTH -- 29. THE STAGED 'TRIFLE' -- 30. THE MYSTERIOUS 'WORKER VASILY' -- 31. INHALING 'POISON GAS' -- 32. THE MURDER OF TROTSKY -- 33. 'IVAN SUSANIN' AND THE 'EASTERN QUESTION' -- 34. THE WAR AND THE OCTOBER 1941 MASSACRE -- 35. GENERALISSIMO WITH A CRIPPLED ARM -- 36. 'MURDERERS IN WHITE GOWNS' -- 37. THE MURDER OF 'DR MOREAU' -- 38. 'YOU CAN'T WHITEWASH A BLACK DOG' -- AFTERWORD -- SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX
Summary This account of Stalin's life begins with his early years, the family breakup caused by the suspicion that the boy was the result of an adulterous affair, the abuse by his father and the growth of the traumatized boy into criminal, spy, and finally one of the 20th century's political monsters
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Subject Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953.
Heads of state -- Soviet Union -- Biography
Russia -- History -- Nicholas II, 1894-1917
Russia. -- Okhrannyi͡a otdi͡elenīi͡a
Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1917-1936
Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1936-1953
Soviet Union. -- Narodnyĭ komissariat vnutrennikh del
Stalin, Joseph, -- 1879-1953
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203018230
9780203018231