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Terror by quota : state security from Lenin to Stalin : (an archival study)

Author: Paul R Gregory
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2009.
Series: Yale-Hoover series on Stalin, Stalinism, and the Cold War.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This original analysis of the workings of the Soviet state security organs under Lenin and Stalin illuminates the ways in which terror and repression in the Soviet Union were used during this period.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul R Gregory
ISBN: 9780300134254 0300134258
OCLC Number: 223871638
Notes: "Published in cooperation with the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford University."
Description: viii, 346 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Stalin's Praetorians --
Ranks of the Chekist elite --
Organizing state security --
Political enemies --
Deadly Kremlin politics --
Planning terror --
Simplified methods --
The repressors' dilemma --
Conclusions.
Series Title: Yale-Hoover series on Stalin, Stalinism, and the Cold War.
Responsibility: Paul R. Gregory.
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Offering an approach that synthesizes history and economics, this book develops explanations for the way terror was applied, how terror agents were recruited, how they carried out their jobs, and how  Read more...

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