Stalin: breaker of nations

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New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, 1991.
1st American ed.
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xvii, 346 pages : ill. ; 25 cm.
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Of all the despots of our time, Joseph Stalin lasted the longest and wielded the greatest power, and his secrets have been the most jealously guarded--even after his death. In this book, the first to draw from recently released archives, Robert Conquest gives us Stalin as a child and student; as a revolutionary and communist theoretician; as a political animal skilled in amassing power and absolutely ruthless in maintaining it. He presents the landmarks of Stalin's rule: the class with Lenin; collectivization; the Great Terror; the Nazi-Soviet pact and the Nazi-Soviet war; the anti-Semitic campaign that preceded his death; and the legacy he left behind. Distilling a lifetime's study, weaving detail, analysis, and research, Conquest has given us an extraordinarily powerful narrative of this incredible figure. "Thoughtful and thorough and shot through with insight."-- The Washington Post Book World "Definitive . . . a magnificent, even poetic, act of historical retribution."-- The New Leader "Brilliant . . . this book probably is the most cogent and readable account of Stalin's life yet published."-- The San Diego Union
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APA Citation (style guide)

Conquest, R. (1991). Stalin: breaker of nations. 1st American ed. New York, N.Y., U.S.A.: Viking.

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Conquest, Robert. 1991. Stalin: Breaker of Nations. New York, N.Y., U.S.A.: Viking.

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Conquest, Robert, Stalin: Breaker of Nations. New York, N.Y., U.S.A.: Viking, 1991.

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Conquest, Robert. Stalin: Breaker of Nations. 1st American ed. New York, N.Y., U.S.A.: Viking, 1991. Print.

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