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Joseph Stalin and the Soviet Union

by Kevin Cunningham

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Published by M. Reynolds in Greensboro, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953,
    • Heads of state -- Soviet Union -- Biography,
    • Soviet Union -- Politics and government, -- 1917-1936,
    • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1936-1953

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementKevin Cunningham.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK268.S8 C86 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3416300M
      ISBN 10193179894X
      ISBN 109781931798945
      LC Control Number2005032540
      OCLC/WorldCa62282259

      Khrushchev succeeded Stalin as the USSR's Premier, and articulated de-Stalinization in his secret speech to the 20th Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. At this point, censorship finally began to diminish; this was known as the "Khrushchev Thaw.".   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, .

      Hitler invaded the Soviet Union in June , and many churches were re-opened under the German occupation. Stalin ended the anti-religious campaign in order to rally the country and prevent a large base of Nazi support (which existed in some areas in the early stages of the invasion).   Joseph Stalin was the leader of Soviet Russia Joseph Stalin was the leader of Soviet Russia from the mids to his death in Though Hitler and Stalin never met or even spoke on the telephone, their lives and fates were inextricably linked.

      Get this from a library! Joseph Stalin: dictator of the Soviet Union. [Brenda Haugen] -- This book describes the life of Joseph Stalin, who was the dictator of the Soviet Union from to Joseph Stalin's book recommendations. photo: Wikimedia. As historians say Stalin was an avid reader: in average he read about pages a day. The leader of the communist Soviet Union on books that changed him “The Ladies' Paradise” by Émile Zola. Émile Zola was among the authors admired by Joseph Stalin.


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Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (stä´lĬn, Rus. vĬsəryô´nəvĬch stä´lyĬn), –, Soviet Communist leader and head of the USSR from the death of V. Lenin () until his own death, b. Gori, Georgia. His real name was Dzhugashvili (also spelled Dzugashvili or Djugashvili); he adopted the name Stalin ("man of steel") about   Joseph Stalin () was the dictator of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) from to Under Stalin, the Soviet Union was transformed from a.

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A graduate of the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, Brenda lives in North Dakota with her dog, Alice, who chose Brenda when she went to the Humane 1/5(1). In FebruaryGenrikh Yagoda, head of the OGPU secret police, and Matvei Berman, head of the GULAG labor camp system, proposed a self-described "grandiose plan" to Joseph Stalin, the General Secretary of the Soviet Union, to resettle up to 2, people to Siberia and Kazakhstan in "special settlements."The deportees, or "settlers," were to bring over a million hectares (10, km 2; 2.

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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.

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was a Georgian politician who became leader of the Soviet Union from until his death. He replaced Vladimir Lenin as leader of the Soviet Union.

His ideas and policies turned the Soviet Union into a powerful, relatively modern nation, as the largest on Deputies: Nikolai Voznesensky, Vyacheslav Molotov. The Soviet Union under Stalin was highly successful in achieving its goals, and produced superior military weapons on a grandiose scale.

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This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.Joseph Stalin, secretary-general of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (–53) and premier of the Soviet state (–53), who for a quarter of a century dictatorially ruled the Soviet Union and transformed it into a major world power.

Learn more about Stalin in this article.