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Stalin dictatorship

T. H. Rigby

Stalin dictatorship

Khrushchev"s "secret speech" and other documents

by T. H. Rigby

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Published by Sydney University Press, Pennsylvania State University Press, Price Milburn, Methuen in [Sydney], [University Park, New Zealand, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953,
    • Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich, 1894-1971,
    • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1936-1953

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited, with introduction and annotations by T. H. Rigby.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK268.S8 R52
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p.
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5613837M
      LC Control Number68021928

        In the second half of the twentieth century, Americans were taught to see both Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union as the greatest of evils. Hitler was worse, because his regime propagated the unprecedented horror of the Holocaust, the attempt to eradicate an entire people on racial grounds. Yet Stalin was also worse, because his regime killed far, far more people—tens of millions, it was.   Richard Overy’s recent work, The Dictators: Hitler’s Germany, Stalin’s Russia, is the most detailed and methodical study, so far, of what the two totalitarian regimes shared in common and in what ways they differed. Indeed, there are few aspects of political, economic, social, and cultural life in Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union that do.

        Khlevniuk (Master of the House: Stalin and His Inner Circle, , etc.) delves into the existing body of work surrounding Stalin’s life and career to separate fact from fiction, and he crafts a complete picture of a complex author opens on the final hours of Joseph Stalin’s life. From there, he bounces between a chronological retelling of the dictator’s rise to power and a Author: Oleg V. Khlevniuk.   Joseph Stalin has all the characteristics of a classic dictator. He created a cult of personality around himself by having books rewritten in order to idolize himself, named cities after himself, inserted his name into the national anthem and established control over the .

        Back in Stalin’s day, social discipline was so drastic. You had to stage a show trial (so expensive!), send somebody to the gulag or organize a purge. Now your tyranny can be . Adolf Hitler, Mao Zedong (or Tse-tung), Josef Stalin, Pol Pot – names such as these haunt our cultural imaginations. These men were, by all available accounts, totalitarian dictators, who sought to maintain complete control over their respective governments and populations through radical methods, including the systematic murder and imprisonment of all who stood against them


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