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Stalin"s Cold War

Soviet Foreign Policy, Democracy and Communism in Bulgaria, 1941-1948 (Global Conflict Since 1945)
  • 264 Pages
  • 1.79 MB
  • English
Palgrave Macmillan
European history: from c 1900 -, International relations, Political Science, Politics / Current Events, Politics/International Relations, Russia, Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union, International Relations - General, Modern - 20th Century, Political Science / International Relations, 20th century, Bulgaria, Cold War, Communism, History, Political pa
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL10194435M
ISBN 10023052138X
ISBN 139780230521384

Geoffrey Roberts book "Stalin's Wars: From World War to Cold War, " offers a new look at the dictator's wars of aggression and defense. The scope of this book is unique in that it begins with the Finnish war and ends with Stalin's death as the Cold War was heating by: Caroline Kennedy-Pipe's monograph, Stalin's Cold War: Soviet Strategies in Europe, to focuses on the motives and decisions of one leader (Joseph Stalin), rather than with the outcomes or implementation of previously made decisions by people or classes of by: 7.

Examining the origins of the Cold War Stalin is set in the context of the other protagonists (Atlee, Truman and Mao) and Gellately describes both Truman's early underestimation of Stalin and how Korea could possibly have been avoided if the US had played a better strategic by: Macintyre's book was a standout biography on the most famous of the Cambridge spies that won't soon be repeated.

Having said that, Andrew Lownie's new take on Guy Burgess, Stalin's Englishman, is as well researched as we can possibly expect, given how foggy Stalins Cold War book life of Burgess turns out to be/5(35).

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In this book we are provided with Stalins conquest and domination of Eastern Europe during, and then after, World War II. The author presents Stalin as the sole leader (the dictator) of the Soviet Union/5.

The Cold War and Stalin's Last Years Summary The Cold War and Stalin's Last Years At the close of the Second World War, the Soviet people, who had borne so many burdens during the conflict, now harbored the hope that their lives would improve.

The Stalin Digital Archive contains a selection of documents from Fondwhich covers Stalin's personal biography, his work in government, and his conduct of foreign affairs. Opis 1: documents written by Stalin from Opis 2: documents written by Stalin.

Joseph Stalin () was the dictatorial leader of the Soviet Union for a quarter of a century, from the late s until his death in Stalin’s mistrust of Western governments, his insincere negotiations at the end of World War II and his determination to expand Soviet communism into eastern Europe were significant causes of the Cold War.

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This book did an incredible job of not only allowing people to understand the personalities of the leaders Joseph Stalin and Nikita Khrushchev, but to also view and understand the Cold War from the perspective of the USSR/5. This work offers a major new interpretation of the Stalin's role in the gestation of the Cold War.

Stalins Cold War book on important new evidence, Dimitrov reveals Stalin's genuine efforts to preserve his World War II alliance with the US and Britain and to encourage a degree of cooperation between communists and democratic parties in Eastern Europe.

A provocative reassessment of Stalin’s military and political leadership during the most important years of his career This breakthrough book provides a detailed reconstruction of Stalin’s leadership from the outbreak of the Second World War in to his death in The result is a definitive account that shows readers precisely how Stalin started, and tried to manage, the Cold War in an attempt to reach his never-abandoned goal.

Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (born Ioseb Besarionis dzе Djugashvili; 18 December [O.S. 6 December] – 5 March ) was a Georgian revolutionary and Soviet politician who led the Soviet Union from the mids until as the general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (–) and premier of the Soviet Union (–).Battles/wars: Allied Intervention in the Russian.

Stalin’s Wars: From World War to Cold War, by Geoffrey Roberts, Yale University Press,$ Two decades after its collapse, the Soviet Union still tends to receive a free academic pass, its crimes and failures explained in the context of its alleged humanitarian goals.

The centrality of Stalin in film censorship lasted to his death inbut the strictness of Soviet censorship did not survive him. Khrushchev succeeded Stalin as the USSR's Premier, and articulated de-Stalinization in his secret speech to the 20th Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.

This breakthrough book provides a detailed reconstruction of Stalin’s leadership from the outbreak of the Second World War in to his death in Making use of a wealth of new material from Russian archives, Geoffrey Roberts challenges a long list of standard perceptions of Stalin: his qualities as a leader; his relationships with his own generals and with other great 5/5(1).

"The Cold War was a unique international conflict partly because Joseph Stalin sought socialist transformation of other countries rather than simply the traditional objectives.

This intriguing. Inside the Kremlin's cold war: from Stalin to Khrushchev User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

This remarkable book, written by two young Russian historians, will initiate the long process of reexamining the Soviet Union's role in the Cold War. The authors came of age at the height of the Cold Read full review.

Zubok uses this dualistic framework to explain the shifting nature of Soviet policies from Joseph Stalin to Mikhail Gorbachev. His book is divided into ten chapters which trace each leader and the significant phases of the Cold War. A Failed Empire begins with the origins of the Cold War under the leadership of Joseph Stalin.

Zubok asserts. Raack, Stalin's Drive to the West, The Origins of the Cold War. Stanford: Stanford University Press,pp. h/b. THE TWO BOOKS UNDER REVIEW offer contrasting and competing accounts of Soviet foreign policy during the early years of the Cold War. According to Raack, Stalin was ideologically.

While frankly exploring the full extent of Stalin's brutalities and their impact on the Soviet people, Roberts also uncovers evidence leading to the stunning conclusion that Stalin was both the greatest military leader of the twentieth century and a remarkable politician who sought to avoid the Cold War and establish a long-term detente with.

Joseph Stalin And Cold War The Cold War between erstwhile USSR and the western nations started during the Second World War. However, there is a history why the Russians began looking at the West suspiciously which ultimately led to the Cold War that went on for decades until the fall of the Iron Curtain in the late s.

The Marshall Plan presented Stalin with a “momentous choice,” — the chance to avert the world from Cold War. Of course Stalin was never going to accede. Stalin was charting a quite different.

The Soviet offensive plans controversy is a debate among historians whether Soviet leader Joseph Stalin planned to attack Axis forces in Eastern Europe prior to Operation historians agree that the geopolitical differences between the Soviet Union and the Axis made war inevitable, and that Stalin had made extensive preparations for war and.

Alongside recent works such as V.M. Zubok's A Failed Empire: The Soviet Union in the Cold War from Stalin to Gorbachev and Anne Applebaum's Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, –, which detail the human cost and larger Soviet political strategy, this book should become a go-to read on how the Cold War developed.5/5(1).

This breakthrough book provides a detailed reconstruction of Stalins leadership from the outbreak of the Second World War in to his death in /5. Causes Of Joseph Stalin Responsible For The Cold War Words 4 Pages During the course of history, great leaders have coerced the world to the brink of war; this was the case for Joseph Stalin, who forced the world to the unprecedented Cold War.

To a large extent, Stalin’s actions were responsible for the onset of the Cold War. Joseph Stalin, leader of the Soviet Union sincedies in Moscow. Ioseb Dzhugashvili was born in in Georgia, then part of the old Russian empire.

The son of a drunk who beat him. Pro-Soviet accounts. Soviet historiography was under central control and blamed the West for the Cold War. In Britain, the historian E. Carr wrote a volume history of the Soviet Union, which was focused on the s and published –His friend R.

Davies said Carr belonged to the anti-Cold-War school of history, which regarded the Soviet Union as the major. Was Stalin Responsible for the Outbreak of the Cold War?

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Note: One of my duties in the various places where I teach is to show students how to write essays – something most young people are not nowadays taught to I like to do in class is to choose a question at random, discuss possible approaches, and then dictate an answer one paragraph at a time.The long cold war launched by Stalin and the shorter version waged by Hitler tell much about why this isn’t a cold war.

Yet. In naming the confrontation with the Soviet Union, in his book The cold war: a study in US foreign policy, American journalist Walter Lippmann said he’d merely repurposed a phrase used in Europe during the s.April Stalin elected General Secretary of the Communist Party.

Lenin suffers his first stroke. January 4, Lenin, in a postscript to his Testament, warns the Party to remove Stalin from his position of power. March 7, Lenin suffers final stroke, loses his powers of speech.