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Russia: Life of Joseph Stalin (1879-1953)

(see also Russia: Bolshevik Revolution & Russia: Soviet Revolution, 1925-1953)

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On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

Rappaport, Helen. “Stalin & the photographer,” History Today (6/01):12-19.

Rieber, Alfred J. "Stalin: man of the borderlands," American Historical Review 106,5 (12/01):1651-91.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Bazhanov, Boris. Bazhanov & the Damnation of Stalin (Athens: Ohio U., 1990).

Brackman, Roman. The Secret File of Joseph Stalin: A Hidden Life (Portland OR: Frank Cass, 2001).

Bullock, Alan. Hitler & Stalin: Parallel Lives (NY: Vintage, 1993).

Cameron, Kenneth N. Stalin: Man of Contradiction (Toronto: NC, 1987).

Conquest, Robert. Stalin & the Kirov Murder (NY: Oxford, 1989).

__________. Stalin: Breaker of Nations [1960] (NY: Viking, 1991).

deJonge, Alex. Stalin & the Shaping of the Soviet Union (London: Collins, 1986).

Delbars, Yves. The Real Stalin (London: Alan & Unwin, 1953).

Deutscher, Isaac. Stalin: A Political Biography (rev. ed.; Harmondsworth, 1966).

Getty, J.A. & O.V. Naumov. The Road to Terror: Stalin & the Self-Destruction of the Bolsheviks, 1932-1939 (New Haven: Yale, 1999).

Hochschild, Adam. The Unquiet Ghost: Russians Remember Stalin (NY: Viking, 1994).

Lewis, Jonathan & Philip Whitehead. Stalin: A Time for Judgement (London: Thames Methuen, 1990).

Lih, Lars T.; Olev G. Naumov & Oleg V. Khlevniuk (eds.) Stalin's Letters to Molotov, 1925-1936 (New Haven: Yale, 1995).

McNeal, Robert H. Stalin, Man & Ruler (NY: NYU, 1988).

Medvedev, Roy. On Stalin & Stalinism (NY, 1979).

__________ & Zhores Medvedev. The Unknown Stalin: His Life, Death & Legacy (NY: Overlook, 2004).

Montefiore, Simon Sebag. My Affair with Stalin (London: Wiedenfeld & Nicholson, 1997).

__________. Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar (NY: Knopf, 2003).

Richardson, Rosamond. The Long Shadow: Inside Stalin's Family (London: Little, Brown, 1993).

Romano-Petrova, N. Stalin's Doctor, Stalin's Nurse: A Memoir (Princeton NJ: Kingston, 1984).

Service, Robert. Stalin: A Biography (London: Macmillan, 2004).

Slusser, Robert M. Stalin in October: The Man Who Missed the Revolution (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1987).

Tucker, Robert C. Stalin in Power: The Revolution from Above, 1928-1941 (NY: Norton, 1990).

Ulam, Adam B. Stalin: The Man & His Era (NY: Viking, 1973).

Wolfe, Bertram D. Three Who Made a Revolution: A Biographical History [1948] (Boston: Beacon, 1955).

Wood, Alan. Stalin & Stalinism (NY: Routledge, 1990).

In the Library: Fiction

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CD & Audio

Film & Video

"The Life & Times of Josef Stalin" [199?], by ?, 90m. Documentary life.

"Stalin & Hitler: Dangerous Liaisons" [199?], by ?, 51m. each. From Films for the Humanities & Sciences. Three-part documentary exploring in revisionist depth the complex relationship between totalitarian Germany & Russia in 1930's & 40's: "Stalin & Hitler: Strange Bedfellows", "Stalin & Hitler: Appeasement Leads to War", & "Stalin & Hitler: The Confrontation" [?].

"Stalin: The Red God" [199?], by ?, 62m. From Films for the Humanities & Sciences. Documentary on construction & operation of Stalin's personality cult, & its continuing reverberations today.

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