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Realities of Soviet power

Les Aspin

Realities of Soviet power

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by Les Aspin

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Published by American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- Armed Forces.,
    • Soviet Union -- Military policy.,
    • Soviet Union -- Defenses.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLes Aspin, Jack F. Kemp.
      SeriesAEI defense review ; v. 2. no. 3
      ContributionsKemp, Jack, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA770 .A86
      The Physical Object
      Pagination36 p. ;
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4760410M
      LC Control Number78107170

        Brent’s engaging memoir, “Inside the Stalin Archives,” reveals as much about the grim realities of post-Soviet life and bureaucracy as it does about the archives themselves. A seemingly innocent book about a traveller stuck on a deserted island, nevertheless this book made the list of foreign books unwelcome in the USSR. The main fault of Robinson Crusoe is the idea that one man can carry out so many heroic acts. In the views of the Soviet government, history is made by a collective effort, not by the acts of.

      Soviet power. New York, Modern age Books [©] (OCoLC) Online version: Johnson, Hewlett, Soviet power. New York, Modern age Books [©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Hewlett Johnson.   Her new book Red Famine—a masterpiece of scholarship, a ground-breaking history, and a heart-wrenching story—turns to the horrors of Soviet policy in Ukraine, specifically Stalin’s mass.

      23 reviews for Soviet-Power, rated 3 stars. Read real customer ratings and reviews or write your own. Share your voice on (23).   Instead it was Joseph Stalin, a man once described by Trotsky as a “dull grey blur” and a “nonentity” who had, by , vanquished his political rivals and seized power for himself.


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