Stalin’s Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva

Author: Rosemary Sullivan

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007491123

Category: History

Page: 752

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Winner of the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Non-Fiction A New York Times Notable Book of 2015 A painstakingly researched, revelatory biography of Svetlana Stalin, a woman fated to live her life in the shadow of one of history’s most monstrous dictators – her father, Josef Stalin.

On Stalin's Team

Author: Sheila Fitzpatrick

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 0691175772

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 384

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Explanatory Note -- Glossary -- The Team Emerges -- The Great Break -- In Power -- The Team on View -- The Great Purges -- Into War -- Postwar Hopes -- Aging Leader -- Without Stalin -- End of the Road -- Biographies

The One Year Book of Amazing Stories

Author: Robert Petterson

Publisher: NavPress

ISBN: 1496424034

Category: Religion

Page: 816

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ECPA 2020 Christian Book Award Finalist! You wouldn’t believe it, but . . . James Earl Jones, the voice of Darth Vader, grew up mute. Michael Jordan was cut from his high school basketball team. Albert Einstein was bullied mercilessly in school. Beethoven’s mom almost aborted him. Life takes the strangest sharp turns—and sometimes, U-turns. Robert Petterson—popular speaker, storyteller, and author—has been a student for his entire life of what God is teaching us through those real-life U-turns. In this book, he compiles 365 amazing stories that teach lessons you won’t easily forget. Each entry is written in the rest-of-the-story style popularized by Paul Harvey. With The One Year Book of Amazing Stories, you’ll marvel at how God has used the lives of these ordinary people to change the course of human history.


Author: Mikl¢s Kun

Publisher: Central European University Press

ISBN: 9789639241190

Category: History

Page: 471

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This exceptional volume of oral history contains exciting new information about Stalin's actual and political 'family', the political Mafia and the clans around him. The author has interviewed key politicians who survived the Stalin era. Kun's special expertise and his access to archival sources in Russia have resulted in a work revealing jealously guarded secrets. In addition to the interviews and hitherto unpublished correspondence between Stalin, Molotov, Voroshilov, Mikoyan, Zhdanov and others, the book also contains a fascinating selection from a private collection of photos of Stalin, his family members, and various political actors of the period.

Stalin's Millennials

Author: Tinatin Japaridze

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1793641870

Category: Generation Y

Page: 180

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This book examines Stalin's increasing popularity in his native Georgia and in Putin's Russia. Through extensive field research, political commentary, and autobiographical elements from the perspective of the post-Soviet millennial generation, the author analyzes how Stalin's image is manipulated and exploited for political gain.

Stalin and Stalinism

Author: Alan Wood

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415307321

Category: History

Page: 105

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Examines Stalin's ambigious personal and political legacy, his achievements, and his crimes - all now the subject of major reappraisal both in the West and in the former Soviet Union.Joseph Stalin's 25-year dictatorship is without doubt one of the most controversial periods in the history of the Soviet Union. Stalin and Stalinism examines Stalin's ambiguous personal and political legacy, his achievements, and his crimes - all now the subject of major reappraisal both in the West and in the former Soviet Union.The second edition of this best-selling pamphlet is fully updated to take in new debates and controversies which have emerged since the collapse of the Soviet Union, and considers the ways in which Stalin's legacy still affects attitudes in and towards post-Soviet Russia.