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Terror by quota : state security from Lenin to Stalin : (an archival study) / Paul R. Gregory
Bib ID 4553822
Format BookBook
Author
Gregory, Paul R
 
Description New Haven : Yale University Press, c2009 
viii, 346 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780300134254
Series

Yale-Hoover series on Stalin, Stalinism, and the Cold War

Full contents
  • Stalin's Praetorians
  • Ranks of the Chekist elite
  • Organizing state security
  • Political enemies
  • Deadly Kremlin politics
  • Planning terror
  • Simplified methods
  • The repressors' dilemma
  • Conclusions.
 
Notes

"Published in cooperation with the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford University."

Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-334) and index.

Subjects Soviet Union. Komitet gosudarstvennoĭ bezopasnosti -- History.  |  Internal security -- Soviet Union -- History.  |  Political persecution -- Soviet Union -- History.  |  Soviet Union -- Politics and government.

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