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The Anatomy of Terror
Political Violence under Stalinav James Harris1349Skickas inom 10-15 vardagar.
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An edited volume which brings together the work of the leading historians on the subject of Stalin's Terror in the 1930s, underpinning new, innovative approaches and opening new perspectives in the field.
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A new and original explanation of Stalin's Terror, showing how Soviet leaders developed a grossly exaggerated fear of conspiracy and foreign invasion, and created a Terror that was wholly destructive, not merely in terms of human life, but also in...
Sarah Davies, James Harris
Drawing on recently declassified material from Stalin's personal archive in Moscow, this is the first attempt by scholars to systematically analyze the way Stalin interpreted and envisioned his world-both the Soviet system he was trying to build a...
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R.w. Davies, Europe-Asia Studies ... the book sheds light on many important aspects of the repressions
Jonathan Waterlow, History stimulating, though-provoking reading ... this volume would be an asset to many university courses on Stalinism, dealing as it does with all the principal and perennial questions concerning the 'Terror', rehearsing and critiquing a wide historiography, and offering a variety of interpretations.
<br>James Harris is Senior Lecturer in Modern European History at the University of Leeds.<br>
Introduction ; FORMATIVE INFLUENCES ; 1. Chekist Mentalite and the Origins of the Great Terror ; 2. Terror from Lenin to Stalin ; STALIN AND THE PARTY ; 3. Stalin as Architect of the Terror ; 4. The Rise and Fall of a Party First Secretary: Vainov of Iaroslavl' ; PRACTICES OF STATE VIOLENCE ; 5. Technologies and Practices of Soviet State Violence ; 6. Mass Repression, Modernity and the Social Engineering Argument ; IDEOLOGY ; 7. Terrors of Left and Right: 1937 in Comparative Perspective ; 8. Ideological Zig-Zag: Official Explanations for the Great Terror, 1936-1938 ; POLICE, JUSTICE AND TERROR ; 9. Mass Operations and Soviet Statecraft under Lenin and Stalin ; 10. Police, Justice and Terror before, during and after the Mass Purges of 1937-38 ; PRECIPITANTS ; 11. Fear, Loathing, Conspiracy: The Kirov Murder as Impetus for Terror ; 12. Pre-election Fever: The Origins of the 1937 Mass Operations ; VICTIMS AND PERPETRATORS ; 13. Small Motors of Terror: The Role of Factory Newspapers ; 14. Scapegoating One's Comrades in the USSR, 1934-1937 ; STATISTICS ; 15. The Great Terror in Historical Perspective: The Records of the Statistical Department of the Investigative Organs of OGPU/NKVD ; 16. The Great Terror in Leningrad: Evidence from the Leningradskii martirolog