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Stalin : a biography

Author: Robert Service
Publisher: London : Pan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Service brings 30 years of involvement with Russia and its history to bear on this most controversial and enigmatic of figures. The events of the October Revolution, the Civil War, the Great Terror and, above all, World War II, more open to examination than ever before, are probed to explain the nature of Stalin's personality.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Joseph Stalin; Joseph Stalin; Joseph Stalin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Service
ISBN: 9780330518376 0330518372
OCLC Number: 768486349
Notes: Originally published: London: Macmillan, 2004.
Description: xviii, 715 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Robert Service.

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The highly acclaimed biography of the terrifying and fascinating Russian leader, Stalin, written by one of our greatest contemporary historians of Russia and author of the bestselling Trotsky, Lenin  Read more...

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