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Author Ward, Chris, 1948-

Title The Stalinist dictatorship / edited by Chris Ward
Published London ; New York : Arnold ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998


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Description xiii, 357 pages ; 24 cm
Series Arnold readers in history
Arnold readers in history.
Contents Omnipresent conspiracy: on Soviet imagery of politics and social relations in the 1930s / G.T. Rittersporn -- How the mice buried the cat: scenes from the great purges of 1937 in the Russian provinces / S. Fitzpatrick -- Family, the school, the church: the pillars of society shaken and re-enforced / N.S. Timasheff -- New protagonists / V.S. Dunham
Soviet thermidor / L.D. Trotsky -- Stalin in focus / T.H. von Laue -- Decisive trifle / R.C. Tucker -- Stalin's mind / D. Volkogonov -- 'Great change' / I. Deutscher -- Politics of repression revisited / J. Arch Getty -- Debate on collectivization: was Stalin really necessary? / J.R. Millar and A. Nove -- Society, state, and ideology during the first five-year plan / M. Lewin -- Bab'i bunty and peasant women's protest during collectivization / L. Viola -- Stakhanovites in the cultural mythology of the 1930s / L.H. Siegelbaum
Summary This study of the Stalinist regime provides three different perspectives: explaining the relationship between events and Stalin's personality, viewing Stalin as part of a complex culture, and examining how the people reacted to socialism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953.
USSR -- Politics and government -- 1917-1936.
USSR -- Politics and government -- 1936-1953.
Author Ward, Chris, 1948-
LC no. 98013784
ISBN 0340706406