Stalinist Terror in Eastern Europe: Elite Purges and Mass Repression



This wide-ranging collection of essays, newly available in paperback, is the first book in English to examine the impact of Stalinist terror on Eastern Europe in the years 1940 to 1956. Covering the Baltic states, Moldavia, East Germany, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria and Albania, the authors investigate terror both ‘from above’, in the form of elite purges and show trials, and ‘from below’ in the guise of large-scale arrests and deportations of ordinary…



Stalinist Terror In Eastern Europe

Pub Date : 2011-08-15 | Author : Kevin McDermott | Publisher : Manchester University Press

ISBN 10 : 0719077761
ISBN 13 : 9780719077760

This wide-ranging collection of essays is the first book in English to examine the impact of Stalinist terror on Eastern Europe in the years 1940 to 1956. Covering the Baltic state..



De Stalinising Eastern Europe

Pub Date : 2015-07-28 | Author : Kevin McDermott | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9781137368928
ISBN 13 : 1137368926

This unique volume examines how and to what extent former victims of Stalinist terror from across the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe were received, reintegrated and rehabilitated ..


Cold War Europe

Pub Date : 2014-12-18 | Author : Mark Gilbert | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 9781442219861
ISBN 13 : 1442219866

This compelling history explores the conflict that defined world politics for decades. Focusing on European actors and events, Gilbert emphasizes the Cold War’s central role in t..


Defining Eastern Europe

Pub Date : 2018-04-25 | Author : Piotr Twardzisz | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9783319773742
ISBN 13 : 3319773747

This book offers a linguistic-semantic analysis of the expression ‘Eastern Europe’ in international English-language media discourse and academic discourse. Interdisciplinary i..


Gender In Twentieth Century Eastern Europe And The Ussr

Pub Date : 2016-11-18 | Author : Catherine Baker | Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN 10 : 9781137528049
ISBN 13 : 1137528044

A concise and accessible introduction to the gender histories of eastern Europe and the Soviet Union in the twentieth century. These essays juxtapose established topics in gender h..


The Oxford Handbook Of The History Of Communism

Pub Date : 2014-01-09 | Author : S. A. Smith | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191667527
ISBN 13 : 0191667528

The impact of Communism on the twentieth century was massive, equal to that of the two world wars. Until the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, historians knew relatively little abo..


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