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Red star over Russia : a visual history of the Soviet Union from 1917 to the death of Stalin : posters, photographs and graphics from the David King Collection

Author: David King
Publisher: London : Tate, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"... A breathtaking visual history of the Soviet Union, from 1917 to the death of Stalin. Its urgent, cinema-verite style plunges the reader into the centre of the shattering events that brought hope, chaos, heroism and horror to the citizens of the world's first worker's state. Revolutionary upheaval turns into Civil War and famine ; Stalin's Great Terror of the 1930's is followed by the brutal onslaught of Nazi  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Art
History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David King
ISBN: 9781854379351 1854379356
OCLC Number: 503647680
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Description: 345 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 29 cm
Responsibility: David King.

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Through an array of posters, photographs, paintings, magazines, book jackets, advertisements, pamphlets and other rare ephemera, this book tells the story of the Soviet Union, from the Russian  Read more...

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'Powerful and immaculately produced' - Eye Magazine 'A magnificent work of stunning emotional power' - La Tribune 'A copy of this book should be in every public library, in every secondary Read more...

 
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