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Georgi Dimitrov : a biography

Author: Marietta Stankova
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the United States and Canada exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Series: Communist lives, v. 3.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Georgi Dimitrov burst onto the international scene in 1933 as one of the Comintern operatives in Germany accused of the Reichstag fire. The Bulgarian Communist's spirited self-defence in the resulting Leipzig Trial made him a celebrity among Communists worldwide - particularly in the Soviet Union, where he became Secretary General of the Comintern after his acquittal. Popular opinion holds that this 'whirlwind', who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stankova, Marietta.
Georgi Dimitrov.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the United States and Canada exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
(OCoLC)436843265
Named Person: Georgi Dimitrov; Georgi Dimitrov; Georgi Dimitrov
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marietta Stankova
ISBN: 9781441676351 144167635X 9780857712912 0857712918
OCLC Number: 670428962
Description: 1 online resource (273 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Series Foreword; Introduction: Why a Political Biography of Dimitrov?; 1. Rising Through the Ranks, 1902-21; 2. Revolt and Retreat, 1922-32; 3. From the Margins to 'Master' of the Comintern, 1930-9; 4. War, Not Revolution, 1939-44; 5. 'There Is No Return from Moscow', 1944-9; Conclusion: Why Murder Dimitrov?; Endnotes; Index.
Series Title: Communist lives, v. 3.
Responsibility: Marietta Stankova.

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Georgi Dimitrov burst onto the international scene in 1933 as one of the Comintern operatives in Germany accused of the Reichstag fire. This biography reveals a multifaceted treatment of Dimitrov,  Read more...

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