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V.I. LENIN LENIN-ERA TERROR JOSEPH STALIN THE PURGES AND STALINIST TERROR

SOVIET SECRET POLICE NATIONALITIES POLICY AND MASS DEPORTATIONS

THE GREAT FAMINE AND FORCED COLLECTIVIZATION


V.I. LENIN

Althusser, Louis. Lenin and Philosophy and Other Essays. Monthly Review Press, 2001.

Pipes, Richard. The Unknown Lenin: From the Secret Archive. Yale University Press, 2003.

Service, Robert. Lenin: A Biography. Harvard University Press, 2000.

Shub, David. Lenin. Viking Press, 1976.

Volkogonov, Dmitri. Lenin: A New Biography. Translated and edited by Harold Shukman. The Free Press, 1994. See Chapters 2 and 4 in particular.


LENIN-ERA TERROR

Abramovitch, Raphael R. The Soviet Revolution: 1917-1939. International Universities Press, 1962.

Andics, Helmut. Rule of Terror: Russia under Lenin and Stalin. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1969.

Broido, Vera. Lenin and the Mensheviks: The Persecution of Socialists under Bolshevism. Boulder, Co.: Westview Press, 1987.

Cohen, Stephen. Bukharin and the Bolshevik Revolution: A Political Biography, 1888-1938. New York: Knopf, 1973.

Von Laue, Theodore H. Why Lenin? Why Stalin?: A Reappraisal of the Russian Revolution, 1900- 1930. 2nd ed. New York: Harper and Row, 1971.

Pethybridge, Robert W. The Social Prelude to Stalinism. London: Macmillan, 1974.


JOSEPH STALIN

Antonov-Ovseyenko, Anton. 1981. The Time of Stalin: Portrait of a Tyranny. Translated by George Saunders. Introduction by Stephen F. Cohen. Harper and Row, 1981.

Conquest, Robert. Stalin: The Breaker of Nations. Viking, 1991.

Deutscher, Issac. Stalin: A Political Biography. Oxford University Press, 1949.

Tucker, Robert. Stalin In Power, The Revolution From Above, 1928-1941. Norton, 1990.

Tucker, Robert. Stalinism: Essays in Historical Interpretation. Norton, 1977.

Tucker, Robert. Stalin As Revolutionary, 1879-1929. Norton, 1973.

Ulam, Adam. Stalin: The Man and His Era. Viking, 1973.

Volkogonov, Dmitri. Stalin: Triumph and Tragedy. Grove Weidenfeld, 1991.


THE PURGES AND STALINIST TERROR

Carrere D'encausse, Helen . Stalin: Order Through Terror. Longman, 1981.

Conquest, Robert. The Great Terror: Stalin's Purge of the Thirties. Macmillan, 1968.

Conquest, Robert. The Great Terror: A Reassessment. Macmillan, 1992.

Conquest, Robert. Kolyma: The Arctic Death Camps. Oxford University Press, 1978.

Dallin, David. Forced Labour in Soviet Russia. Yale University Press, 1947.

Dunham, Vera. In Stalin's Time. Cambridge University Press, 1976.

Getty, J. Arch. Origins of the Great Purges: The Soviet Communist Party Reconsidered, 1933-1938. Cambridge University Press, 1985.

Ivanov-Razumnik, Vasil'evick. The Memoirs of Ivanov-Razumnick. Translated by P. S. Squire. Oxford University Press, 1965.

Katkov, George . The Trial of Bukharin. Stein and Day, 1969.

Legters, Lyman H. "The Soviet Gulag: Is It Genocidal?" in Toward the Understanding and Prevention of Genocide, ed. Israel Charny. Westview Press, 1984.

Medvedev, Roy A. Let History Judge: The Origins and Consequences of Stalinism. Alfred A. Knopf, 1972.


SOVIET SECRET POLICE

Jansen, Marc. Stalin's Loyal Executioner: People's Commissar Nikolai Ezhov, 1895-1940. Hoover Institution Press, 2002.

Knight, Amy. Beria: Stalin's First Lieutenant. Princeton University Press, 1995.

Leggett, George. The Cheka: Lenin's Political Police. Oxford University Press, 1981.

Medvedev, Roy A. All Stalin's Men. Doubleday, 1984.

Vaksberg, Arkady . Stalin's Prosecutor: The Life of Andrei Vyshinsky. Grove Weidenfeld, 1991.

Wittlin, Thaddeus. Commissar: The Life and Death of Lavrenty Pavlovich Beria. Macmillan, 1972.


NATIONALITIES POLICY AND MASS DEPORTATIONS

Conquest, Robert. The Nation Killers: The Soviet Deportation of Nationalities. Macmillan, 1970.

Dekker, Nikolai, and Andrei Lebed, eds. Genocide in the U.S.S.R.: Studies in Group Destruction. Scarecrow Press, 1958.

Gouldner, Alvin W. "Stalinism: A Study of Internal Colonialism." Telos 34 (1977-78): 5-48.

Hopkirk, Peter. Setting the East Ablaze: Lenin's Dream of an Empire in Asia. Kodansha International, 1995.

Nekrich, Aleksandr M. The Punished Peoples: The Deportation and Fate of Soviet Minorities at the End of the Second World War. Norton, 1978.

Rapoport, Louis . Stalin's War Against The Jews: The Doctors' Plot and the Soviet Solution. Free Press, 1990.

Solzhenitsyn, Aleksander M. The Gulag Archipelago. 3 vols. Harper and Row, 1973-74, 1975, 1978.

Thurston, Robert W. Life and Terror in Stalin's Russia, 1934-1941. Yale University Press, 1996.

Tucker, Robert, ed. Stalinism: Essays in Historical Interpretation. Norton, 1977.

Tucker, Robert and Stephen Cohen. The Great Purge Trial. Grossets, 1965.


THE GREAT FAMINE AND FORCED COLLECTIVIZATION

Carynnyk, Marco, "The Famine the Times Couldn't Find" in Commentary 76 (November 1983), 32-40.

Carynnyk, Marco, Luyblubomyr Y. Luciuk, and Bohdan S. Kordan, eds. 1988. The Foreign Office and the Famine: British Documents on Ukraine and the Great Famine of 1932-1933. Limestone Press, 1988.

Commission on the Ukraine Famine. Investigation of the Ukraine Famine: 1932-1933. Report to Congress. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1988.

Conquest, Robert. The Harvest of Sorrow: Soviet Collectivisation and the Terror-Famine. Oxford University Press, 1986.

Davies, R. W. The Industrialization of Soviet Russia. Vol. 1: The Socialist Offensive: The Collectivization of Soviet Agriculture, 1929-1930. Vol. 2: The Soviet Collective Farm, 1929- 1930. Macmillan, 1980.

Dushnyck, Walter. Fifty Years Ago: The Famine Holocaust in Ukraine - Terror and Human Misery as Instruments of Soviet Russian Imperialism. World Congress of Free Ukrainians, 1983.

Lewin, Moshe. "Society and the Stalinist State in the Period of the Five Year Plans" in Social History (Great Britain) 1 (May 1976): 139-75.

Lewin, Moshe. Russian Peasants and Soviet Power: A Study of Collectivization. George Allen and Unwin, 1968.

Mace, James. "The Man-Made Famine of 1933 in the Soviet Ukraine: What Happened and Why?" in Toward the Understanding and Prevention of Genocide, ed. Israel Charny. Westview Press, 1984.

Manning, C. A. Ukraine under the Soviets. Bookman Associates, 1953.

Serbyn, Roman, and Bohdan Krawchenko, eds. Famine in Ukraine, 1932-1933. Edmonton: Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta, 1986.

Wolfe, Bertram D. Khrushchev and Stalin's Ghost: Text, Background and Meaning of Khrushchev's Secret Report to the Twentieth Congress on the Night of February 24-25, 1956. Praeger, 1957.

Note - For additional literature on the Ukrainian famine, see Journal of Ukrainian Studies (Toronto); Ukrainian Quarterly; and Ukrainian Review (Great Britain). Bibliography available online at http://www.aihgs.com/ussrbibl.htm