Chapter 1. Stalin and his Stalinism: Power and Authority in the Soviet Union, 1930–1953

  1. David L. Hoffmann
  1. Ronald Grigor Suny

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470758380.ch1

Stalinism: The Essential Readings

Stalinism: The Essential Readings

How to Cite

Suny, R. G. (2003) Stalin and his Stalinism: Power and Authority in the Soviet Union, 1930–1953, in Stalinism: The Essential Readings (ed D. L. Hoffmann), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470758380.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631228905

Online ISBN: 9780470758380

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Keywords:

  • stalinism;
  • soviet union;
  • joseph stalin;
  • communist party;
  • revolutionizing system

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Editor's Introduction

  • Building Hegemony in the 1930s

  • Inventing Opposition

  • Conservative Revolutionary

  • Terror and Autocracy

  • Victory and Decline, Finale and Conclusion