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The Resource Understand Stalin's Russia, by David Evans

Understand Stalin's Russia, by David Evans

Label
Understand Stalin's Russia
Title
Understand Stalin's Russia
Statement of responsibility
by David Evans
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The perfect way to get to grips with the great historical events."--The History Channel
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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1931 December 2-
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Evans, David
Dewey number
947.0842
Index
no index present
LC call number
DK268.S8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Teach yourself
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  • Stalin, Joseph
  • Soviet Union
  • Stalin, Joseph
  • HISTORY
  • Soviet Union
Label
Understand Stalin's Russia, by David Evans
Instantiates
Publication
Note
... of collaboration and resistance
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Book title; Contents; 1 Russia at the time of Stalin's birth; The Djugashvili family; Imperial Russia; ... and back to the Djugashvili family; 2 Towards revolution; The political scene -- the struggle to win the support of the working classes; Tsarist reaction to the threat of revolution; The war with Japan and the revolution of 1904; The consequences; The period of failed Dumas; ... and what was Stalin up to during this period?; Russia and the First World War; Towards revolution; Stalin's role in these events; 3 Civil war -- the death of Lenin and the power struggle
  • The situation at the end of 1917The short-lived Constituent Assembly; The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, 1918; The civil war; 'The Red Terror'; The end of the Romanovs; The Kronstadt rising, 1921; Lenin's New Economic Policy; The power struggle -- Trotsky versus Stalin; 4 Stalin's economic policies (1) -- the collectivization of agriculture; Introduction; Collectivization -- the theory; Collectivization -- the practice; Just how successful was collectivization?; 5 Stalin's economic policies (2) -- the Five-Year Plans; Five-year planning; The First Five-Year Plan, 1928-33
  • The Second Five-Year Plan, 1933-8Stakhanovism; The Third Five-Year Plan, 1938-42; How successful was Stalin's economic revolution?; 6 From Marxism-Leninism to Stalinism; Introduction; Marxism -- the Russian experience; Stalinism; Stalin's 'cult of personality'; Stalin's New Constitution of 1936; Stalinism and religion; Stalin's 'cultural revolution'; 7 Stalin's terror -- a time of purges and show trials; From bloodless revolution to terror and mass murder; The first trials for industrial espionage; The Riutin affair; The assassination of Kirov; Purges and show trials; The 'Terror' -- an overview
  • The impact and repercussions of the purges and show trialsA final score to settle -- the murder of Leon Trotsky; 8 Everyday life in Stalin's Russia; The family; Living conditions; Education; Soviet youth movements; The role of women in the Soviet Union; Zhenotdel; ... and what of Stalin and his own family?; 9 Soviet foreign policy, 1918-40; Soviet foreign policy in the 1920s; The Third International -- Comintern; The Treaty of Rapallo, 1922; Soviet opportunities in the Far East; Challenges to Soviet diplomacy in the 1930s; The Anti-Comintern Pact, 1936
  • The involvement of the Soviet Union in the Spanish Civil WarThe Soviet Union and the Czech crisis; The German-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact of August 1939; The German-Soviet invasion of Poland; The Russo-Finnish war -- the 'Winter War' of 1939-40; 10 The Great Patriotic War, 1941-5; Why did Hitler invade the Soviet Union?; Operation Barbarossa; The German offensive -- what went wrong?; Leningrad -- 'city of suffering and heroism'; The Battle of Stalingrad -- 'the Verdun of the Second World War'; Kursk -- 'the greatest tank battle in history'; The Soviet Union under German occupation
Control code
804663139
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781444157574
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)804663139
Label
Understand Stalin's Russia, by David Evans
Publication
Note
... of collaboration and resistance
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Book title; Contents; 1 Russia at the time of Stalin's birth; The Djugashvili family; Imperial Russia; ... and back to the Djugashvili family; 2 Towards revolution; The political scene -- the struggle to win the support of the working classes; Tsarist reaction to the threat of revolution; The war with Japan and the revolution of 1904; The consequences; The period of failed Dumas; ... and what was Stalin up to during this period?; Russia and the First World War; Towards revolution; Stalin's role in these events; 3 Civil war -- the death of Lenin and the power struggle
  • The situation at the end of 1917The short-lived Constituent Assembly; The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, 1918; The civil war; 'The Red Terror'; The end of the Romanovs; The Kronstadt rising, 1921; Lenin's New Economic Policy; The power struggle -- Trotsky versus Stalin; 4 Stalin's economic policies (1) -- the collectivization of agriculture; Introduction; Collectivization -- the theory; Collectivization -- the practice; Just how successful was collectivization?; 5 Stalin's economic policies (2) -- the Five-Year Plans; Five-year planning; The First Five-Year Plan, 1928-33
  • The Second Five-Year Plan, 1933-8Stakhanovism; The Third Five-Year Plan, 1938-42; How successful was Stalin's economic revolution?; 6 From Marxism-Leninism to Stalinism; Introduction; Marxism -- the Russian experience; Stalinism; Stalin's 'cult of personality'; Stalin's New Constitution of 1936; Stalinism and religion; Stalin's 'cultural revolution'; 7 Stalin's terror -- a time of purges and show trials; From bloodless revolution to terror and mass murder; The first trials for industrial espionage; The Riutin affair; The assassination of Kirov; Purges and show trials; The 'Terror' -- an overview
  • The impact and repercussions of the purges and show trialsA final score to settle -- the murder of Leon Trotsky; 8 Everyday life in Stalin's Russia; The family; Living conditions; Education; Soviet youth movements; The role of women in the Soviet Union; Zhenotdel; ... and what of Stalin and his own family?; 9 Soviet foreign policy, 1918-40; Soviet foreign policy in the 1920s; The Third International -- Comintern; The Treaty of Rapallo, 1922; Soviet opportunities in the Far East; Challenges to Soviet diplomacy in the 1930s; The Anti-Comintern Pact, 1936
  • The involvement of the Soviet Union in the Spanish Civil WarThe Soviet Union and the Czech crisis; The German-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact of August 1939; The German-Soviet invasion of Poland; The Russo-Finnish war -- the 'Winter War' of 1939-40; 10 The Great Patriotic War, 1941-5; Why did Hitler invade the Soviet Union?; Operation Barbarossa; The German offensive -- what went wrong?; Leningrad -- 'city of suffering and heroism'; The Battle of Stalingrad -- 'the Verdun of the Second World War'; Kursk -- 'the greatest tank battle in history'; The Soviet Union under German occupation
Control code
804663139
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781444157574
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)804663139

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