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Stalin's Russia : Reading History - Chris Ward

Stalin's Russia

Reading History

Paperback Published: 28th May 1999
ISBN: 9780340731512
Number Of Pages: 304

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The ebb and flow of debate about Stalin's Russia is captured in this account, which conceptualizes the field clearly, offering a synthesis of the secondary literature in the area, and also providing the author's own evaluation of the key issues. This edition takes into account the new opportunities afforded to historians - both Russian and Western - by the collapse of communism and the greater availability to researchers of archival sources. It acknowledges the various problems and perspectives in interpretation that have emerged since the end of the Soviet Union, and now includes a chapter on Stalin's foreign policy.

..strongly recommended [students] will undoubtedly profit from reading Ward's views on this controversial subject and the purpose of academic history. Journal of European Studies ..a fresh and unhackneyed approach to a broadly familiar period. Slavonica a fresh unhackneyed approach to a broadly familiar period. Slavonica

Introduction: Recovering Stalin's Russia
The rise of Stalin, 1917-1929
Industrialization, 1924-1941
Collectivization, 1927-1941
Purges and politics, 1928-1941
Foreign policy and the Comintern, 1922-1941
War and late Stalinism, 1941-1953
Culture and society, 1928-1953
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ISBN: 9780340731512
ISBN-10: 0340731516
Series: Reading History
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 28th May 1999
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 15.8  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.47
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition