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Stalin and the Scientists: A History of Triumph and Tragedy by Simon Ings

By Simon Ings

An epic tale of braveness, genius and bad folly, this is often the 1st historical past of ways the Soviet Union's scientists grew to become either the dignity and the giggling inventory of the highbrow world.

Simon Ings weaves jointly what occurred while a handful of impoverished and underemployed graduates, professors and marketers, creditors and charlatans, sure themselves to a failing executive to create a global superpower. And he indicates how Stalin's obsessions derailed a very good scan in 'rational government'.

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The Russian Revolution: From Lenin to Stalin by E. H. Carr

By E. H. Carr

'Every historian, each economist, each Bolshevik even, owes Mr. Carr a debt of gratitude too deep to be formulated', wrote A. J. P. Taylor, reviewing Carr's magisterial fourteen-volume historical past of the early Soviet interval. The ranks of the indebted were vastly increased via the looks of Carr's new e-book expressly written for college students and the final reader. this is the distilled essence of the nice paintings, provided in a slender quantity of two hundred pages. The e-book is way and away the simplest creation to be had to this important interval of contemporary history.

A historical past of Soviet Russia was once a 14-volume paintings via Edward Hallett Carr, overlaying the 1st twelve years of the background of the Soviet Union. It was once first released from 1950 onwards, and re-issued from 1978 onwards.[1]

The Bolshevik Revolution, 1917-1923, quantity 1. (1950)
The Bolshevik Revolution, 1917-1923, quantity 2. (1952)
The Bolshevik Revolution, 1917-1923. quantity 3.
The Interregnum, 1923-1924. (1954)
Socialism in a single nation, 1924-1926, quantity 1. (1958)
Socialism in a single kingdom, 1924-1926, quantity 2.
Socialism in a single kingdom, 1924-1926, quantity three, half 1.
Socialism in a single nation, 1924-1926, quantity three, half 2.
Foundations of a deliberate economic climate, 1926-1929, quantity 1, half 1.
Foundations of a deliberate economic climate, 1926-1929, quantity 1, half 2.
Foundations of a deliberate economic system, 1926-1929, quantity 2.
Foundations of a deliberate economic system, 1926-1929, quantity three, half 1.
Foundations of a deliberate economic system, 1926-1929, quantity three, half 2.
Foundations of a deliberate economic system, 1926-1929, quantity three, half 3.

Professor Carr for this reason distilled the learn contained in those fourteen volumes right into a brief booklet, entitled The Russian Revolution: from Lenin to Stalin, 1917-1929, which covers a similar interval because the huge heritage.

-From Wikipedia

Hughes-Warrington, Marnie (2007) Fifty key thinkers on background, Oxfordshire: Routledge, P.29
https://bibliotik.org/torrents/142099

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Russophobia: Anti-Russian Lobby and American Foreign Policy by Andrei Tsygankov

By Andrei Tsygankov

The booklet explains why the US-Russia post-9/11 partnership didn't undergo. Washington subsidized clear of its preliminary dedication to a brand new point of cooperation with Moscow in addressing problems with terrorism, strength safety, political instability and guns proliferation. a lot of America’s coverage is formed via an ambition to stay the single world’s superpower and by way of actions of curiosity teams with the schedule of keeping apart Russia from the Western global. even if those teams don't dictate the reputable coverage, their impression has been extraordinary. The booklet analyzes the unfavourable function played by Russophobia and formulates a distinct method of Russia within the post-Cold warfare world. 

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Russian-Orthodox Tradition and Modernity (Numen Book Series) by Andreas E. Buss

By Andreas E. Buss

This groundbreaking quantity opens a brand new window on either sleek and standard chinese language literature, background and pop culture, demonstrating how a brand new kind of examining brings us-the glossy reader-closer to realizing how chinese language voters perceived their international and what their writings display in regards to the tradition that produced them. Following the pioneering paintings of Professor Glen Dudbridge, this e-book brings jointly 8 reports that strengthen a brand new sort of analyzing chinese language assets by means of exploring the dynamics of discourse throughout open limitations: these of fiction and background, literary and non-literary assets, reputable and vernacular tradition, prose and poetry, files previous and current, misplaced and extant, vernacular and classical, conventional and smooth. every one bankruptcy discusses how authors, editors and publishers use illustration, enhancing and choice as technique of self-fashioning and political propaganda.

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Georgi Dimitrov: A Biography by Marietta Stankova

By Marietta Stankova

Georgi Dimitrov burst onto the overseas scene in 1933 as one of many Comintern operatives in Germany accused of the Reichstag hearth. The Bulgarian Communist’s lively self-defense within the ensuing Leipzig Trial made him a star between Communists all over the world, relatively within the Soviet Union, the place he turned Secretary normal of the Comintern after his acquittal. This lucid and engaging biography--the first in English--reveals a extra multifaceted therapy of Dimitrov, highlighting specially the deep complexity of his relationships together with his maximum political allies: Stalin and Tito.Using new and unpublished assets, Marietta Stankova brilliantly reconstructs the dilemmas that Dimitrov confronted all through his lengthy and sundry political profession. This definitive and long-overdue biography makes a big contribution to the background of Bulgaria and of the Balkans as a complete, in addition to to the sector of Communist stories.

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Studies on the Interior of Russia by Baron August Von Haxthausen, Frederick Starr, E.L.M. Schmidt

By Baron August Von Haxthausen, Frederick Starr, E.L.M. Schmidt

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The Britannica Guide to Russia by Britannica

By Britannica

Russia is a land of superlatives, it's also a rustic of extremes. by means of a ways the world’s biggest nation, it extends around the entire of northern Asia and the japanese 3rd of Europe, spanning 11 time zones. The Britannica consultant to Russia bargains a wide ranging view of Russia, telling the heritage of the kingdom considering that 1917 in addition to the tale of its tradition, faith, arts, and literature within the 20th century and beyond.

Particular concentration is made at the modern kingdom because the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Out of the ashes of the chilly struggle, a brand new large energy has emerged together with the increase of the Oligarchs, the presidency of Vladimir Putin, and the function of Russia within the new global order. The advisor additionally covers the key locations to go to reminiscent of Moscow, St Petersburg, and Kiev.

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A Russian Journal by John Steinbeck, Susan Shillinglaw, Robert Capa

By John Steinbeck, Susan Shillinglaw, Robert Capa

EISBN-13: 978-1-440-65750-4

Steinbeck and Capa's account in their trip via chilly warfare Russia is a vintage piece of reportage and shuttle writing.

Just after the Iron Curtain fell on jap Europe, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer John Steinbeck and acclaimed warfare photographer Robert Capa ventured into the Soviet Union to document for the New York bring in Tribune. This infrequent chance took the recognized tourists not just to Moscow and Stalingrad – now Volgograd – yet in the course of the geographical region of the Ukraine and the Caucasus. Hailed by means of the recent York occasions as "superb" whilst it first seemed in 1948, A Russian Journal is the distillation in their trip and is still a impressive memoir and designated ancient document.

What they observed and movingly recorded in phrases and on movie was once what Steinbeck referred to as "the nice different aspect there ... the personal lifetime of the Russian people." in contrast to different Western reporting approximately Russia on the time, A Russian Journal is freed from ideological obsessions. quite, Steinbeck and Capa recorded the awful realities of manufacturing unit employees, executive clerks, and peasants, as they emerged from the rubble of worldwide struggle II—represented right here in Capa's stirring pictures along Steinbeck's masterful prose. via all of it, we're given intimate glimpses of 2 artists on the top in their powers, answering their have to rfile human fight. This version positive aspects an creation by way of Steinbeck student Susan Shillinglaw.

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