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Stalin and Europe : imitation and domination, 1928-1953

Author: Timothy Snyder; Ray Brandon
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]
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"The Soviet Union was the largest state in the twentieth-century world, but its repressive power and terrible ambition were most clearly on display in Europe. Under the leadership of Joseph Stalin, the Soviet Union transformed itself and then all of the European countries with which it came into contact. This volume considers each aspect of the encounter of Stalin with Europe: the attempt to create a kind of  Read more...

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Named Person: Joseph Stalin; Joseph Stalin; Joseph Stalin; Iosif V Stalin; Iosif Stalin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Snyder; Ray Brandon
ISBN: 9780199945566 019994556X 9780199945580 0199945586
OCLC Number: 869588993
Description: xii, 326 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Stalin and Europe: Imitation and domination, 1928-1953 / Timothy Snyder --
Stalin's empire: the gulag and police colonization in the Soviet Union in the 1930s / Lynne Viola --
Violence, flight, and hunger: the Sino-Kazakh border and the Kazakh famine / Sarah Cameron --
Stalin, espionage, and counterespionage / Hiroaki Kuromiya and Andrzej Peploński --
The Polish underground under Soviet occupation, 1939-1941 / Rafał Wnuk --
Soviet economic policy in annexed eastern Poland, 1939-1941 / Marek Wierzbicki --
Lviv under Soviet rule, 1939-1941 / Christoph Mick --
German economic plans for the occupied Soviet Union and their implementation, 1941-1944 / Alex J. Kay --
The holocaust in Ukraine history--historiography--memory / Dieter Pohl --
Belarusian partisans and German reprisals / Timm C. Richter --
Stalin's wartime vision of the peace, 1939-1945 / Geoffrey Roberts --
Stalin, Soviet policy, and the establishment of a communist bloc in eastern Europe, 1941-1948 / Mark Kramer --
Stalin, the split with Yugoslavia, and Soviet- East European efforts to reassert control, 1948-1953 / Mark Kramer.
Responsibility: edited by Timothy Snyder and Ray Brandon.
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A volume of original essays that reassesses the Soviet Union's impact on Europe, before, during, and after World War II.  Read more...


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Stalin and Europe continues a process of reorientation that seeks to incorporate Eastern European and Russian history into European history. The issue of Stalinism and its place in Europe is a Read more...

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