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The time of Stalin : portrait of a tyranny [1981]
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The time of Stalin : portrait of a tyranny / Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko ; translated from the Russian by George Saunders ; with an introduction by Stephen F. Cohen.
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English
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New York : Harper & Row, 1981.
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xviii, 374 p., [16] p. of plates : ports. ; 24 cm.
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'Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko is truly a child of the Bolshevik Revolution (and its traumatic outcome). His father, Vladimir Antonov-Ovseyenko, led the Bolshevik storming of the Winter Palace in October 1917 and went on to become a famous Soviet military leader, political figure, diplomat. He was finally killed in Stalin's purge of the late thirties (...) Now his son, Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko, almost totally blind and a survivor of many years in Stalin's prisons and concentration camps. tells the story of Stalin from personal experience (...) A professional historian since he was freed in the 1950s, the author has made use of family connections and other special circumstances to get access to previously unknown sources--some obviously high-ranking--and to personal testimonies on his subject. He has unearthed a wealth of new and startling information about Stalin and his long. despotic rule--Stalin's rise to dictatorship, hos private life, his brutal assault on the peasants during collectivization, his plotting of the Kirov assassination, the great terror of the 1930s,the actual number of his millions of victims, the catastrophic pact with Hitler and subsequent failure to prepare for the German invasionin 1941, his last years as a virtual god, and, finally, his bizarre death'--publisher
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Heads of state -> Soviet Union -> Biography.
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'First published in the Russian language in the United States by Chekhov Publishing Corporation'.
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0060101482
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The time of Stalin : portrait of a tyranny [1981]
In Research Room
BookIconBook
Cover
General Information
Author
General Information
Original Title
The time of Stalin : portrait of a tyranny / Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko ; translated from the Russian by George Saunders ; with an introduction by Stephen F. Cohen.
General Information
Language
English
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Published
New York : Harper & Row, 1981.
General Information
Physical Description
xviii, 374 p., [16] p. of plates : ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents Summary
'Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko is truly a child of the Bolshevik Revolution (and its traumatic outcome). His father, Vladimir Antonov-Ovseyenko, led the Bolshevik storming of the Winter Palace in October 1917 and went on to become a famous Soviet military leader, political figure, diplomat. He was finally killed in Stalin's purge of the late thirties (...) Now his son, Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko, almost totally blind and a survivor of many years in Stalin's prisons and concentration camps. tells the story of Stalin from personal experience (...) A professional historian since he was freed in the 1950s, the author has made use of family connections and other special circumstances to get access to previously unknown sources--some obviously high-ranking--and to personal testimonies on his subject. He has unearthed a wealth of new and startling information about Stalin and his long. despotic rule--Stalin's rise to dictatorship, hos private life, his brutal assault on the peasants during collectivization, his plotting of the Kirov assassination, the great terror of the 1930s,the actual number of his millions of victims, the catastrophic pact with Hitler and subsequent failure to prepare for the German invasionin 1941, his last years as a virtual god, and, finally, his bizarre death'--publisher
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Heads of state -> Soviet Union -> Biography.
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'First published in the Russian language in the United States by Chekhov Publishing Corporation'.
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ISBN
0060101482
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