Stalin's library : a dictator and his books /

A compelling intellectual biography of Stalin told through his personal library.

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Roberts, Geoffrey, 1952- (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2022]
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • CONTENTS
  • List of Plates
  • Introduction: The Kremlin Scholar
  • 1. Bloody Tyrant and Bookworm
  • 2. The Search for the Stalin Biographers' Stone
  • 3. Reading, Writing and Revolution
  • 4. The Life and Fate of a Dictator's Library
  • 5. Bah Humbug! Stalin's Pometki
  • 6. Reverse Engineering: Stalin and Soviet Literature
  • 7. Editor-in-Chief of the USSR
  • Conclusion: The Dictator Who Loved Books
  • Notes
  • Further Reading
  • Acknowledgements
  • Index