The Resource Stalin : a biography, Robert Service

Stalin : a biography, Robert Service

Label
Stalin : a biography
Title
Stalin
Title remainder
a biography
Statement of responsibility
Robert Service
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Service brings 30 years of involvement with Russia and its history to bear on this most controversial and enigmatic of figures. The events of the October Revolution, the Civil War, the Great Terror and, above all, World War II, more open to examination than ever before, are probed to explain the nature of Stalin's personality
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Service, Robert
Dewey number
  • 947.084/2/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DK268.S8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stalin, Joseph
  • Heads of state
  • Soviet Union
  • Soviet Union
  • Soviet Union
Label
Stalin : a biography, Robert Service
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Macmillan, 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The revolutionary. -- Stalin as we have known him -- The family Dzhughashvili -- The schooling of a priest -- Poet and rebel -- Marxist militant -- The party and the Caucasus -- On the run -- At the centre of the party -- Koba and Bolshevism -- Osip of Siberia -- Return to Petrograd -- pt. 2. Leader for the party. -- The year 1917 -- October -- People's Commissar -- To the front! -- The Polish corridor -- With Lenin -- Nation and revolution -- Testament -- The opportunities of struggle -- Joseph and Nadya -- Factionalist against factions -- pt. 3. Despot. -- Ending the NEP -- Terror-economics -- Ascent to supremacy -- The death of Nadya -- Modernity's sorcerer -- Fears in victory -- Ruling the nations -- Mind of terror -- The great terrorist -- The cult of impersonality -- Brutal reprieve -- pt. 4. Warlord. -- The world in sight -- Approaches to war -- The devils SUP -- Barbarossa -- Fighting on -- Sleeping on the divan -- To the death! -- Supreme commander -- The big three -- Last campaigns -- Victory! -- pt. 5. The imperator. -- Delivering the blow -- The outbreak of the Cold War -- Subjugating Eastern Europe -- Stalinist rulership -- Policies and purges -- Emperor worship -- Dangerous liaisons -- Vozhd and intellectual -- Ailing despot -- Death and embalming -- After Stalin
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Harvard University Press pbk. edition
Extent
xviii, 715 pages, [24] pages of plates
Isbn
9780674022584
Lccn
2004061115
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • ocn802292165
  • (OCoLC)802292165
Label
Stalin : a biography, Robert Service
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Macmillan, 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The revolutionary. -- Stalin as we have known him -- The family Dzhughashvili -- The schooling of a priest -- Poet and rebel -- Marxist militant -- The party and the Caucasus -- On the run -- At the centre of the party -- Koba and Bolshevism -- Osip of Siberia -- Return to Petrograd -- pt. 2. Leader for the party. -- The year 1917 -- October -- People's Commissar -- To the front! -- The Polish corridor -- With Lenin -- Nation and revolution -- Testament -- The opportunities of struggle -- Joseph and Nadya -- Factionalist against factions -- pt. 3. Despot. -- Ending the NEP -- Terror-economics -- Ascent to supremacy -- The death of Nadya -- Modernity's sorcerer -- Fears in victory -- Ruling the nations -- Mind of terror -- The great terrorist -- The cult of impersonality -- Brutal reprieve -- pt. 4. Warlord. -- The world in sight -- Approaches to war -- The devils SUP -- Barbarossa -- Fighting on -- Sleeping on the divan -- To the death! -- Supreme commander -- The big three -- Last campaigns -- Victory! -- pt. 5. The imperator. -- Delivering the blow -- The outbreak of the Cold War -- Subjugating Eastern Europe -- Stalinist rulership -- Policies and purges -- Emperor worship -- Dangerous liaisons -- Vozhd and intellectual -- Ailing despot -- Death and embalming -- After Stalin
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Harvard University Press pbk. edition
Extent
xviii, 715 pages, [24] pages of plates
Isbn
9780674022584
Lccn
2004061115
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • ocn802292165
  • (OCoLC)802292165

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