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Maurice Thorez : a biography

Author: John Bulaitis
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2018.
Series: Communist lives, 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The only biography of Thorez available in English.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Maurice Thorez; Maurice Thorez
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Bulaitis
ISBN: 1845117255 9781845117252
OCLC Number: 1033617112
Description: XI, 353 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction2. Childhood and early political formation3. Communist Activist (1920s)4. Communist Leader (1930s)5. The Popular Front6. Crisis and War- the Moscow Years7. Thorez as Statesman (1944-47)8. Cold Warrior9. Thorez, Khrushchev and Destalinification - final years10. Balance Sheet and Legacy
Series Title: Communist lives, 4.
Responsibility: John Bulaitis.

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