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Beria

Stalin's First Lieutenant

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This edition was published in by Princeton University Press in New Jersey.

Written in English

338 pages

Biography of Lavrentii Beria, Stalin's notorious police chief and for many years his most powerful lieutenant. Beria has long symbolized the evils of Stalinism, yet because his political opponents removed his name from public memory after his execution in 1953, little is known of him

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1996, Princeton University Press
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Biography of Lavrentii Beria, Stalin's notorious police chief and for many years his most powerful lieutenant. Beria has long symbolized the evils of Stalinism, yet because his political opponents removed his name from public memory after his execution in 1953, little is known of him

Beria

Stalin's First Lieutenant

This edition was published in by Princeton University Press in New Jersey.


Edition Description

Biography of Lavrentii Beria, Stalin's notorious police chief and for many years his most powerful lieutenant. Beria has long symbolized the evils of Stalinism, yet because his political opponents removed his name from public memory after his execution in 1953, little is known of him

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Acknowledgments
Map of Georgia, 1991
Chronology of Beria's life
Abbreviations
Introduction
[1]. Early life and career
[2]. Service in the Georgian political police
[3]. Leader of Georgia and Transcaucasia
[4]. The purges in Georgia
[5]. Master of the Lubianka
[6]. The war years
[7]. Kremlin politics after the war
[8]. Beria under fire. 1950-1953
[9]. The downfall of Beria
[10]. The aftermath
[11]. Beria reconsidered
Notes
Bibliography
Index

Edition Notes

Readership level: Undergraduate; Postgraduate; Research/professional

Publication date: 12/02/1996

Includes bibliographic references (p. [281]-294) and index

Special Collections copy: from the estate of André and Catherine de Saint-Rat

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338 p. :
Number of pages
338

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OL17228112M
ISBN 10
0691010935
ISBN 13
9780691010939
Library Thing
170265
Goodreads
730885

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