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The Time of Stalin

Portrait of a Tyranny

by Anton Antonov-Ovseenko

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Published by Harper & Row .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Stalin, Joseph,
  • Soviet Union,
  • Biography,
  • Biography / Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9229750M
    ISBN 100060101482
    ISBN 109780060101480

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   “Stalin” is a complex work, demanding a dedicated reader. Kotkin himself almost despairs of the challenges he faced in narrating the complicated and fractured tale of revolution, civil war and Author: Jennifer Siegel.

      “" a fine book that will provoke much debate and discussion of the Soviet experience and of the official cutlure that lent it form and meaning." —Slavic Review A lively history of Soviet celebration, Life Has Become More Joyous, Comrades focuses on cultural practices of Stalin. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Antonov-Ovseenko, Anton, Time of Stalin--portrait of a tyranny.

      At the same time, we see that the motives of these killing actions were sometimes far more often national, or even ethnic, than we had assumed. Indeed it was Stalin, not Hitler, who initiated the first ethnic killing campaigns in interwar Europe. Until World War II, Stalin’s regime was by far the more murderous of the two.   It was a time of civil war: Stalin and his notorious executioner Lavrentiy Beria, also from Georgia, are left nameless in The Eighth Life, replaced with “Generalissimus” and “Little Big Author: Matthew Janney.


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Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko was a child of the Bolshevik Revolution/5. Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (born Ioseb Besarionis dzе Djugashvili; 18 December [O.S. 6 December] – 5 March ) was a Georgian revolutionary and Soviet politician who led the Soviet Union from the mids until as the general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (–) and premier of the Soviet Union (–).Battles/wars: Allied Intervention in the Russian Civil War.

The Death of Stalin may be as much a study of the psychology of the reviewer as the quality of the book. This is a fictionalized version of life inside the belly of one of 4/4(28).

Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of over 1, results for Books: "Joseph Stalin" Skip to main search results. InStalin was He suffered either a heart attack or a series of strokes inand his health hadn't been the same since.

His paranoia, too, was at an all-time Author: Jackie Mansky. Joseph Stalin () was the dictator of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) from to Learn about his younger years, his. The Time of Stalin: Portrait of a Tyranny [Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(6).

The book tells the story with a high sense of drama and pointed irony. The book is very readable, displays no pretense of political correctness, and highlights the struggle for preeminence within the Soviet Communist leadership that accompanied Stalin's demise/5.

The Death of Stalin is a satirical black-comedy film written and directed by Armando Iannucci and co-written by David Schneider, Ian Martin and Peter Fellows. A British-French-Belgian co-production, the film stars an ensemble cast that includes Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Paddy Considine, Rupert Friend, Jason Isaacs, Michael Palin, Andrea Riseborough, Paul Whitehouse, and Jeffrey Music by: Chris Willis.

Life Has Become More Joyous, Comrades Celebrations in the Time of Stalin Karen Petrone A lively investigation of the official and unofficial meanings of Stalinist celebrations.

"An impressive and highly readable book that casts a clear and disturbing light on the relationship of Stalinist mythology, state power, popular participation, and the unending complexities of social and cultural. Praise. Jennifer Siegel, The New York Times Book Review “A masterly account Kotkin offers the sweeping context so often missing from all but the best biographies Stalin is a complex work but it presents a riveting tale, one written with pace and aplomb.

Kotkin has given us a textured, gripping examination of the foundational years of the man most responsible for the construction of. The Death of Stalin finds director/co-writer Arnando Iannucci in riotous form, bringing his scabrous political humor to bear on a chapter in history with painfully timely parallels.

Total Count 96%. "Really fine fiction about the life of a really horrible man" -- Time "The Autobiography of Joseph Stalin effervesces." -- New York Times Book Review "Works as both a history and a thrilling work of suspense." -- Time Out New York. About the Author/5(31).

My own book, On Stalin’s Team: the Years of Living Dangerously in Soviet Politics, published last year, covers some of the same ground as Stalin’s Last Author: Sheila Fitzpatrick. Buy a cheap copy of The Time of Stalin: Portrait of a book by Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko. Time Of Stalin, The: Portrait Of A Tyranny by Cited by: Stalin and the Scientists: A History of Triumph and Tragedy – is a popular science non-fiction book on the history of science in the Soviet Union under Joseph Stalin by English novelist and science writer, Simon is Ings' second non-fiction book, the first being The Eye: A Natural History ().

He had previously published eight : Simon Ings. The Autobiography of Joseph Stalin: a novel is a superbly written book that takes us deep into the mind of a pathologically paranoid dictator, a manipulative tyrant who reduces everyone he sees to his/her political use-value and above all, sees treason everywhere he looks/5.

1. Robert Conquest was the “main” biographer of Stalin. However, since the publication of his works new information has been released by the Kremlin which radically changes the story he presents, so much so that the old narratives are unreliable.

“The Death of Stalin” is based on graphic novels by Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin, and Mr. Nury shares writing credit here with Mr. Iannucci, David Schneider, Ian Martin and Peter Fellows.

The suggestion that Stalin’s death was not entirely natural was given added weight by Stalin’s Last Crime, a book by Vladimir P. Naumov, a Russian historian, and Jonathan Brent, a Yale Author: Ellin Stein.Buy now. Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine by Anne Applebaum: £25, Allen Lane. Anne Applebaum is a historian and journalist who has already published two exquisite books on Stalinism: Gulag Author: Brad Davies.April 5, Stalin arrested for the first time, exiled to Siberia Summer the Social Democrats split into Bolsheviks and Mensheviks.

January 5, Stalin escapes from Siberia, the first of many escapes from exile in the following decade.