Moscow, 1937 download free [PDF and Ebook] by Karl Schlögel

Moscow, 1937 download free [PDF and Ebook] by Karl Schlögel year 2012
  • Book name: Moscow, 1937
  • Author: Karl Schlögel
  • Release date: 2012/1/17
  • Publisher: POLITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780745650760
  • Rating: 9.61 of 10
  • Votes: 171
  • Review by: Bailey Culpepper
  • Review rating: 8.02 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/2
  • Total pages: 650
  • Includes a PDF summary of 77 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Moscow, 1937: the soviet metropolis at the zenith of Stalin s dictatorship. A society utterly wrecked by a hurricane of violence. In this compelling book, the renowned historian Karl Schloegel reconstructs with meticulous care the process through which, month by month, the terrorism of a state-of-emergency regime spiraled into the Great Terror during which 1 1/2 million human beings lost their lives within a single year. He revisits the sites of show trials and executions and, by also consulting numerous sources from the time, he provides a masterful panorama of these key events in Russian history. He shows how, in the shadow of the reign of terror, the regime around Stalin also aimed to construct a new society. Based on countless documents, Schloegel s historical masterpiece vividly presents an age in which the boundaries separating the dream and the terror dissolve, and enables us to experience the fear that was felt by people subjected to totalitarian rule. This rich and absorbing account of the Soviet purges will be essential reading for all students of Russia and for any readers interested in one of the most dramatic and disturbing events of modern history.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 27H4M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: European History, Political Oppression & Persecution, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 52.32 USD
  • Dimensions: 164x234x41mm
  • Weight: 1,116g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom
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