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Author Roberts, Geoffrey, 1952- author.

Title Stalin's library : a dictator and his books / Geoffrey Roberts
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [2022]
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Description 1 online resource (viii. 260 pages)
Contents Frontmatter -- CONTENTS -- List of Plates -- Introduction: The Kremlin Scholar -- 1. Bloody Tyrant and Bookworm -- 2. The Search for the Stalin Biographers' Stone -- 3. Reading, Writing and Revolution -- 4. The Life and Fate of a Dictator's Library -- 5. Bah Humbug! Stalin's Pometki -- 6. Reverse Engineering: Stalin and Soviet Literature -- 7. Editor-in-Chief of the USSR -- Conclusion: The Dictator Who Loved Books -- Notes -- Further Reading -- Acknowledgements -- Index
Summary A compelling intellectual biography of Stalin told through his personal library
Subject Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953
Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953 -- Books and reading
Heads of state -- Books and reading -- Soviet Union
Heads of state -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
HISTORY / Russia & the Former Soviet Union.
Soviet Union -- Intellectual life -- 1917-1970.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 030026559X
9780300265590