Stalin, Nigel Cawthorne
Nigel Cawthorne


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This is the Popular Reference edition of the fully-illustrated title, ISBN 9781848587939.

This is popular history about one of the most feared men in history, a man who is still venerated in much of his homeland and who played such a large part in shaping the political landscape of the modern world. Up to sixty million people perished under Stalin's murderous rule and his life and crimes will fascinate the general reader.
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Jonathan Von Dong
Jonathan Von Dongshared an impression4 years ago
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Better than some books I've read on the subject, worse than others...some of the "facts" in this book were somewhat misleading especially in regards to Stalin's sex life. The man was an ascetic and paranoid hermit who lived in a closed masculine world of his own design. His romantic adventures as portrayed here are highly questionable.

Narmishahas quotedlast year
The Memorial estimated that as many as 60 million people had died in the Gulag, and they maintained that Vorkuta was by no means the biggest of the penal colonies.
James Cowley
James Cowleyhas quoted4 years ago
The third and final stage would be to “get rid of the rest”.’
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