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Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler : the age of social catastrophe, Robert Gellately

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Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler : the age of social catastrophe
Title
Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler
Title remainder
the age of social catastrophe
Statement of responsibility
Robert Gellately
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This ambitious book tells the story of the great social and political catastrophe that enveloped Europe between 1914 and 1945--a period of almost continuous upheaval, with two world wars, the Russian Revolution, the Holocaust, and the Third Reich. Historian Gellately argues that these tragedies are inextricably linked and that to consider them as discrete events is to misunderstand their genesis and character. Central to the catastrophe, of course, were Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler, and this book makes use of recently opened sources to explain how these dictators' pursuit of utopian--and dreadfully flawed--ideals led only to dystopian nightmare. Gellately argues that most comparative studies of the Soviet and Nazi dictatorships are undermined by neglecting the key importance of Lenin. Rejecting the myth of the "good" Lenin, the book provides a convincing social-historical account of all three dictatorships.--From publisher description
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1943-
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Gellately, Robert
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich
  • Stalin, Joseph
  • Hitler, Adolf
  • Dictatorship
  • Dictatorship
  • Soviet Union
  • Soviet Union
  • Germany
Label
Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler : the age of social catastrophe, Robert Gellately
Instantiates
Publication
Note
This item was purchased with funds raised during the 2006/2007 Community Partners Campaign. Thank you, Lance and Janet Heald. 39341009818736
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 595-670) and index
Control code
2007005272
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 696 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400040056
Lccn
2007005272
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Label
Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler : the age of social catastrophe, Robert Gellately
Publication
Note
This item was purchased with funds raised during the 2006/2007 Community Partners Campaign. Thank you, Lance and Janet Heald. 39341009818736
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 595-670) and index
Control code
2007005272
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 696 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400040056
Lccn
2007005272
Other physical details
ill., maps.

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