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The times, life and moral dilemma of Beria

Author: Andrew Sangster
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There are some figures in modern history who stand out not just for their amoral conduct but their cruelty. This book explores the life of the notorious Beria, Stalin's henchman. The first part provides an outline of the turbulent history of Russia from 1900 to 1953, in order to set the background from which Beria emerged. The second section presents a biography of Beria from his youth, his early education, and his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: L P Berii︠a︡; L P Berii︠a︡
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Sangster
ISBN: 9781527530461 1527530469
OCLC Number: 1089125697
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: by Andrew Sangster.

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There are some figures in modern history who stand out not just for their amoral conduct but their cruelty. This book explores the life of the notorious Beria, Stalin's henchman. The first part provides an outline of the turbulent history of Russia from 1900 to 1953, in order to set the background from which Beria emerged. The second section presents a biography of Beria from his youth, his early education, and his obsequious behaviour towards Stalin to his rise to be the head of the NKVD (KGB) and later to be amongst the most senior leaders of the Communist structure in the USSR. He was respo.

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