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Author Tucker, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1918-2010.

Title Stalin as revolutionary, 1879-1929 : a study in history and personality / Robert C. Tucker
Edition [First edition]
Published London : Chatto and Windus, 1974


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Description xxi,519 pages,16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, facsimile, map, portraits ; 23cm
Contents 1. Russian prologue -- 2. Lenin as revolutionary hero -- 3. Koba: the formative years -- 4. Djugashvili as Stalin -- 5. Becoming a Bolshevik leader -- 6. A revolutionary in power -- 7. Conflict with Lenin -- 8. Power and the Lenin succession -- 9. The politics of revolutionary biography -- 10. Socialism in one country -- 11. The emergence of Stalinism -- 12. The decisive trifle -- 13. The new hero -- 14. The ambiguous outcome
Summary Stalin was one of history's great tyrants, yet in spite of all the revelations about him and his time, he has remained a profoundly enigmatic figure. Now, in this fascinating study, Robert Tucker focuses on the personality of this most secretive of modern dictators, against the background of the revolutionary movement that he joined in his youth
Analysis Soviet Union Stalin, Iosif Vissarionovich, to 1929
Notes Originally published: New York: Norton, 1973
Bibliography Bibl.: pages 494-504. - Index
Subject Stalin, Iosif Vissarionovich
Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953.
Revolutionaries -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Statesmen -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 73006541
ISBN 0701120541