Stalin, and the shaping of the Soviet Union

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Morrow, Feb 1, 1986 - Biography & Autobiography - 542 pages
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Profiles the man whose ruthless and single-minded quest for personal power led him from an impoverished childhood to the pinnacle of authority, where he ordered the murder of thousands of his countrymen

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De Jonge has written a provocative biography of this major figure of Soviet history. He has drawn heavily upon emigre accounts and diplomatic reports; all the same his study is not free of ... Read full review


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