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Author Kun, Miklós, 1946-

Title Stalin : an unknown portrait / by Miklós Kun
Published Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 2003


Description 1 online resource (xv, 471 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents The childhood of Soso -- Why Soso Dzhugashvili dropped out of the seminary -- "Comrade Koba" enters the scene -- The past rewritten -- Why Stalin was called a "mail-coach robber" -- Escape and love -- Everyday life in the underground movement -- Why learn foreign languages? -- Wanted, a theoretician -- The last period in exile -- Kira Alliluyeva -- The Alliluyev grandparents -- Nadezhda Alliluyeva -- Competition for the widowed Stalin -- All the Soviet world is a stage -- Aleksei Tolstoy, the Soviet count -- Expulsion from paradise -- Polina Zhemchuzhina -- Anastas Mikoyan -- Avel Yenukidze -- A correspondence discovered -- The threat of war -- Yakov Dzhugashvili -- "Red Vaska" -- The young general in prison -- Anna Alliliyeva -- Fyodor Alliluyev -- Pavel Alliluyev -- The destruction of the Svanidze family -- False medical reports -- Yevgenia Alliluyeva -- Vladimir prison years -- "He was an evil man, the wretch" -- The twilight of the dictator
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-465) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953
Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953
Heads of state -- Soviet Union -- Biography
Heads of state.
Politics and government
Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1917-1936.
Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1936-1953.
Soviet Union.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9639241199
Other Titles Ismeretlen Sztálin. English