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Title The anatomy of terror [electronic resource] : political violence under Stalin / edited by James Harris.
Publication Info Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press, 2013
Edition First edition



Descript x, 333 pages ; 24 cm
Edition First edition
Contents General introduction / James Harris -- I. Formative influences. Chekist mentalité and the origins of the Great Terror / Iain Lauchlan -- Intelligence and threat perception : defending the Revolution / James Harris -- II. Stalin and the Party. Stalin : architect of the Terror / E.A. Rees -- The rise and fall of a Party First Secretary : Vainov Iaroslavl' / J. Arch Getty -- III. Practices of state violence. The conceptual and practical origins of Soviet state violence / David L. Hoffmann -- Stalinist repression, modernity and the social engineering argument / David Shearer -- IV. Ideology. Terrors of left and right : 1937 in comparative perspective / David Priestland -- Ideological zig-zag : official explanations for the Great Terror, 1936-1938 / David Brandenberger -- V. Police, justice and terror. 'Mass operations' under Lenin and Stalin / Paul Hagenloh -- Terror and Soviet legality : police vs judiciary, 1933-1940 / Gábor T. Rittersporn -- VI. Precipitants. Fear, loathing, conspiracy : the Kirov murder as impetus for terror / Matthew Lenoe -- Pre-election fever : the origins of the 1937 mass operations / J. Arch Getty -- VII. Victims and perpetrators. Small motors of terror : the role of factory newspapers / Wendy Goldman -- Scapegoating one's comrades in the USSR, 1934-1937 / William Chase -- VIII. Statistics. The Great Terror in historical perspective : the records of the statistical department of the investigative organs of OGPU/NKVD / Stephen G. Wheatcroft -- The Great Terror in Leningrad : evidence from the Leningradskii martirolog / Melanie Ilic.
Note .
ISBN 0199655669
9780199655663
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Subject Soviet Union -- History -- 1925-1953.
Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Alt author Harris, James R., 1964-
Descript x, 333 pages ; 24 cm
Edition First edition
Contents General introduction / James Harris -- I. Formative influences. Chekist mentalité and the origins of the Great Terror / Iain Lauchlan -- Intelligence and threat perception : defending the Revolution / James Harris -- II. Stalin and the Party. Stalin : architect of the Terror / E.A. Rees -- The rise and fall of a Party First Secretary : Vainov Iaroslavl' / J. Arch Getty -- III. Practices of state violence. The conceptual and practical origins of Soviet state violence / David L. Hoffmann -- Stalinist repression, modernity and the social engineering argument / David Shearer -- IV. Ideology. Terrors of left and right : 1937 in comparative perspective / David Priestland -- Ideological zig-zag : official explanations for the Great Terror, 1936-1938 / David Brandenberger -- V. Police, justice and terror. 'Mass operations' under Lenin and Stalin / Paul Hagenloh -- Terror and Soviet legality : police vs judiciary, 1933-1940 / Gábor T. Rittersporn -- VI. Precipitants. Fear, loathing, conspiracy : the Kirov murder as impetus for terror / Matthew Lenoe -- Pre-election fever : the origins of the 1937 mass operations / J. Arch Getty -- VII. Victims and perpetrators. Small motors of terror : the role of factory newspapers / Wendy Goldman -- Scapegoating one's comrades in the USSR, 1934-1937 / William Chase -- VIII. Statistics. The Great Terror in historical perspective : the records of the statistical department of the investigative organs of OGPU/NKVD / Stephen G. Wheatcroft -- The Great Terror in Leningrad : evidence from the Leningradskii martirolog / Melanie Ilic.
Note .
ISBN 0199655669
9780199655663
Subject Soviet Union -- History -- 1925-1953.
Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Alt author Harris, James R., 1964-

Subject Soviet Union -- History -- 1925-1953.
Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Descript x, 333 pages ; 24 cm
Contents General introduction / James Harris -- I. Formative influences. Chekist mentalité and the origins of the Great Terror / Iain Lauchlan -- Intelligence and threat perception : defending the Revolution / James Harris -- II. Stalin and the Party. Stalin : architect of the Terror / E.A. Rees -- The rise and fall of a Party First Secretary : Vainov Iaroslavl' / J. Arch Getty -- III. Practices of state violence. The conceptual and practical origins of Soviet state violence / David L. Hoffmann -- Stalinist repression, modernity and the social engineering argument / David Shearer -- IV. Ideology. Terrors of left and right : 1937 in comparative perspective / David Priestland -- Ideological zig-zag : official explanations for the Great Terror, 1936-1938 / David Brandenberger -- V. Police, justice and terror. 'Mass operations' under Lenin and Stalin / Paul Hagenloh -- Terror and Soviet legality : police vs judiciary, 1933-1940 / Gábor T. Rittersporn -- VI. Precipitants. Fear, loathing, conspiracy : the Kirov murder as impetus for terror / Matthew Lenoe -- Pre-election fever : the origins of the 1937 mass operations / J. Arch Getty -- VII. Victims and perpetrators. Small motors of terror : the role of factory newspapers / Wendy Goldman -- Scapegoating one's comrades in the USSR, 1934-1937 / William Chase -- VIII. Statistics. The Great Terror in historical perspective : the records of the statistical department of the investigative organs of OGPU/NKVD / Stephen G. Wheatcroft -- The Great Terror in Leningrad : evidence from the Leningradskii martirolog / Melanie Ilic.
Note .
Alt author Harris, James R., 1964-
ISBN 0199655669
9780199655663

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