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Stalin, the Politburo, and the onset of the Cold War

Albert Resis

Stalin, the Politburo, and the onset of the Cold War

1945-1946

by Albert Resis

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Center for Russian and East European Studies in Pittsburgh, Pa .
Written in English


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StatementAlbert Resis.
SeriesCarl Beck papers in Russian and East European Studies -- 701
ContributionsUniversity of Pittsburgh. Center for Russian and East European Studies.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13900783M

Words4 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. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Yale-Hoover Series on Stalin, Stalinism, and the Cold War: The Lost Politburo Transcripts: From Collective Rule to Stalin's Dictatorship (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

Stalinism is the means of governing and related policies implemented from to by Joseph Stalin (–). Stalinist policies and ideas that were developed in the Soviet Union included rapid industrialization, the theory of socialism in one country, a totalitarian state, collectivization of agriculture, a cult of personality and subordination of the interests of foreign communist.   The Lost Politburo Transcripts, edited by Hoover fellows Paul Gregory and Norman Naimark, is part of a Yale-Hoover series on Stalin, Stalinism, and the cold war. Gregory is the Cullen Distinguished Professor of Economics, University of Houston, and Naimark is the Robert and Florence McDonnell Professor of East European Studies, Stanford University.

Stalin's second wife, and the mother of Vasily and Svetlana. She killed herself in Nikolai Bukharin. The leader of the Politburo "Rightists," he was outmaneuvered by Stalin in the late s, and executed in Adolf Hitler. The Nazi ruler of Germany, and Stalin's adversary in World War II. Lev Kamenev. Stalin the Politburo and the Onset of the Cold War Albert Resis: Books - or: Albert Resis.


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Stalin the Politburo and the Onset of the Cold War (Carl Beck Papers in Russian and East European Studies No. ) by Albert Resis (Author). Stalin, the Politburo, and the onset of the Cold War: (The Carl Beck papers in Russian and East European studies) Paperback – January 1, by Albert Resis (Author)Author: Albert Resis.

Stalin, the Politburo, and the Onset of the Cold War, The precise function that Marxist-Leninist ideology serves in the formation and conduct of Soviet foreign policy remains a highly contentious question among Western by: 2. A chilling, riveting account based on newly released Russian documentation that reveals Joseph Stalin’s true motives—and the extent of his enduring commitment to expanding and the onset of the Cold War book Soviet empire—during the years in which he seemingly collaborated with Franklin D.

Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and the capitalist West.5/5(1). Stalin, the Politburo, and the onset of the Cold War: Responsibility Albert Resis. Imprint [Pittsburgh, PA]: University of Pittsburgh Center for Russian and East European Studies, [].

Physical description 40 p. ; 22 cm. Series Carl Beck papers in Russian and East European studies no. In the period from the end of World War II until his death, Stalin became an increasingly distrustful despot.

He habitually picked on and humiliated members of his inner circle, had them guarded around the clock, had their correspondence decoded by secret police, bugged the lines of even his most senior deputies, and even drove several to the point of publicly betraying their spouses in order.

Review of Caroline Kennedy-Pipe's Stalin's Cold War: Soviet Strategies and the onset of the Cold War book Europe, to () and R.

Raack's, Stalin's Drive to the West, The Origins of the Cold War (). This intriguing book, based on recently accessible Soviet primary sources, is the first to explain the emergence of the Cold War and its development in Stalin's lifetime from the perspective of.

By the late s, sympathy for the Soviet Union was in sharp decline in the United States, and the Cold War had begun in earnest. Indeed, Stalin faced opposition even in Eastern Europe: Marshal Tito, the Communist leader of Yugoslavia, quarreled sharply with Stalin inand broke from the Soviet bloc.

Stalin, the Politburo, and the Onset of the Cold War, – Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Center for Russian and East European Studies, Taubman, William. Stalin's American Policy: From Entente to Detente to Cold War.

New York: Columbia University Press, Zubok, Vladislav M., and Constantine Pleshakov. He is the author of the books Stalin, the Politburo and the Onset of the Cold War: () and Molotov Remembers: Inside Kremlin Politics (together with Russian author Felix Chuev) ().

He is also the main author of a number of articles in Encyclopædia Britannica on Russian and Soviet history. Roberts also argues that the breakdown of the WW2 alliance and onset of the Cold War was more the doing of the West than the Soviets, providing documented evidence that Stalin had intended to maintain the peace for as long as possible.

The Marshall Plan being the biggest provocation by the West towards deteriorating relations w/ the Soviet Union. The “dean of Cold War historians” (The New York Times) now presents the definitive account of the global confrontation that dominated the last half of the twentieth g on newly opened archives and the reminiscences of the major players, John Lewis Gaddis explains not just what happened but why—from the months in when the U.S.

and the U.S.S.R. went from alliance to /5(37). Stalin, the Politburo, and the onset of the Cold War. [Pittsburgh, PA]: University of Pittsburgh Center for Russian and East European Studies, (OCoLC) Named Person: Joseph Stalin; Joseph Stalin; Iosif V Stalin: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Albert Resis.

Truman, Churchill, and Stalin discussed the future of Europe but their failure to reach meaningful agreements soon led to the onset of the Cold War. sputnik First artificial Earth satellite, it was launched by Moscow in and sparked U.S.

fears of Soviet dominance in technology and outer space. Free Online Library: The PCF, Stalinism, and the Cold War.(Critical Essay) by "The Romanic Review"; Literature, writing, book reviews Authors, French Criticism and interpretation Political activity Cold War, Political aspects Communism Demonstrations and protests Social aspects French history, (Third Republic) French poetry French writers Political poetry.

In this groundbreaking book, prominent Western and Russian scholars examine the “lost” transcripts of the Soviet Politburo, a set of verbatim accounts of meetings that took place from the s to but remained hidden in secret archives until the late s.

Stalin and his companion supported an undemocratic interpretation of Lenin's What Is to Be Done?. Throughout the lates, Politburo member Lazar Kaganovich (a Stalin ally), wrote and campaigned for a party organisational by-law which reduced inner-party democracy in favour of Elected by: Central Committee.

“[A Failed Empire] draw[s] on abundant new primary sources to refine our understanding of the Cold War, turning it from a melodrama into a nuanced tragedy Rich in new information and fresh interpretation.

Zubok reveals the full extent of Stalin's brutal post-World War II suppression of the Soviet People.”--Washington Post Book World.

Between andwhile the Soviet Union confronted postwar reconstruction and Cold War crises, its unchallenged leader Joseph Stalin carved out time to study scientific disputes and dictate academic solutions.

He spearheaded a discussion of "scientific" Marxist-Leninist philosophy, edited reports on genetics and physiology, adjudicated controversies about modern physics, and wrote essays. Mark Kramer, the director of cold war studies at Harvard, cites the abrupt closing, in Septemberof material on Stalin’s postwar foreign policy that.

The first work in English to cover the entire Cold War from the Soviet side, A Failed Empire provides a history different from those written by the Western victors. In this widely praised book, Vladislav Zubok argues that Western interpretations of the Cold War have erred by exaggerating either the Kremlin's pragmatism or its aggressiveness.The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction ‘McMahon has produced a commanding short narrative of a vital period in recent world history.

Clear, concise, and compelling, The Cold War is a superb primer on the subject.’ Fredrik Logevall, University of California, Santa Barbara.