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Stalin and the Nuclear Age

Vladislav M. Zubok

in Cold War Statesmen Confront the Bomb: Nuclear Diplomacy Since 1945

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780198294689
eISBN:
9780191601538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294689.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Stalin understood the military and political significance of atomic weapons and directed all available Soviet resources to obtaining this weapon. However, he remained largely a statesman operating on ... More


Cold War Statesmen Confront the Bomb: Nuclear Diplomacy Since 1945

John Gaddis, Philip Gordon, Ernest May, and Jonathan Rosenberg (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780198294689
eISBN:
9780191601538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294689.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book aims to promote debate about John Mueller's thesis that questions whether nuclear weapons had revolutionary effects in international relations. By bringing together evidence of how ten Cold ... More


Alan Louis Charles Bullock 1914–2004

Peter Dickson and Jose Harris

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 153 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VII

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264348
eISBN:
9780191734250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264348.003.0006
Subject:
History, Historiography

Alan Louis Charles Bullock, a Fellow of the British Academy, was born at Trowbridge, Wiltshire, on December 13, 1914. He was the only child of Edith Brand and Frank Allen Bullock. The future ... More


Allied War Aims and Disarmament in the Second World War and Afterwards

Philip Towle

in Enforced Disarmament: From the Napoleonic Campaigns to the Gulf War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206361
eISBN:
9780191677090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206361.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

The heterogeneous alliance that defeated the Axis states in the Second World War was united by its determination to demand the unconditional surrender of the enemy powers and to prevent their ... More


. Do All Somehow Aim at the Good?

George Anastaplo

in Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125336
eISBN:
9780813135243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125336.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers as examples, how Adolf Hitler and Josef Stalin spoke during the great public crises in their careers, especially when war began between their countries. It notes that their ... More


The “Statement on Atrocities” of the Moscow Tripartite Conference: (December 10, 1943)

Otto Kircheimer

John Herz (ed.)

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0026
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the “Statement on Atrocities,” which contains a joint declaration concerning war crimes and war criminals. Issued by the Tripartite Conference over the signatures of U.S. ... More


Consolidation and Decay

in Totalitarianism and Political Religion: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781305
eISBN:
9780804783682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781305.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the extinction of fascism and national socialism, and the emergence of political systems, after the Second World War, focusing on the consolidation and spread of ... More


Advisors and Aid

Xiaobing Li

in Building Ho's Army: Chinese Military Assistance to North Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177946
eISBN:
9780813177953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177946.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 2 examines what the Viet Minh needed from China and Mao’s determination to support Ho’s war effort. It discusses Mao’s concerns about national security since Josef Stalin was not ready to ... More


An Anglo-Soviet Bargain

Arieh J. Kochavi

in Confronting Captivity: Britain and the United States and Their POWs in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829400
eISBN:
9781469603636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876404_kochavi.13
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the negotiations between Britain and the Soviet Union for the repatriation of all Soviet nationals and virtually all British prisoners of war (POWs) captured during World War ... More


The Soviet Union Under Stalin

Paul Robinson

in Russian Conservatism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747342
eISBN:
9781501747366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747342.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter looks at the processes underway in the Soviet Union in the 1930s and 1940s. However instrumental the Soviet appeal to traditional values may have been, it subtly altered the direction of ... More


The Hungry Steppe: Famine, Violence, and the Making of Soviet Kazakhstan

Sarah Cameron

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501730436
eISBN:
9781501730443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501730436.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book examines the Kazakh famine of 1930-33, one of the most heinous and poorly understood crimes of the Stalinist regime. As part of a radical social engineering scheme, Josef Stalin sought to ... More


Introduction

Sarah Cameron

in The Hungry Steppe: Famine, Violence, and the Making of Soviet Kazakhstan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501730436
eISBN:
9781501730443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501730436.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

The introduction explains how the story of the Kazakh famine of 1930-33, one of the most dramatic consequences of Stalinist modernization, became marginalized. It argues that this neglected episode ... More


The Soviet Promise: A Separate Apartment for Every Family

Jane R. Zavisca

in Housing the New Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450372
eISBN:
9780801464300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450372.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the evolution of the Russian ideal of the separate apartment from the time of Josef Stalin and Nikita Khrushchev until it became the cornerstone of a normal life in the late ... More


Public Health Work in the Soviet Occupation Zone

Jessica Reinisch

in The Perils of Peace: The Public Health Crisis in Occupied Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199660797
eISBN:
9780191748295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660797.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter identifies crucial differences in the Soviet zone's conduct of health work which distinguishes it from the other zones. The fact that German doctors and health workers were drawn from ... More


Kazakhstan’s “Little October”: The Campaign against Kazakh Elites, 1928

Sarah Cameron

in The Hungry Steppe: Famine, Violence, and the Making of Soviet Kazakhstan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501730436
eISBN:
9781501730443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501730436.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines Moscow’s initial assault on Kazakh nomadic life under the auspices of the “Little October,” a belated October-style social revolution begun in 1928. It shows how Moscow invited ... More


Prokofiev’s Problems—and Ours

Richard Taruskin

in Rethinking Prokofiev

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190670764
eISBN:
9780190670801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670764.003.0024
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The concluding discursive chapter surveys the vicissitudes of Prokofiev’s life and creative career. In particular, it examines the personal and professional tragedy—indeed, the catastrophe—of the ... More


Yours, Herman Hupfeld

Steven C. Smith

in Music by Max Steiner: The Epic Life of Hollywood's Most Influential Composer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190623272
eISBN:
9780190623302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623272.003.0019
Subject:
Music, History, American

Amid Casablanca’s many justly celebrated aspects is its soundtrack—the subject of much of this chapter. Surprisingly, Steiner hated the 1931 song “As Time Goes By,” which producer Hal Wallis insisted ... More


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