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The Rise and Fall of a Party First Secretary: Vainov of Iaroslavl’

J. Arch Getty

in The Anatomy of Terror: Political Violence under Stalin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199655663
eISBN:
9780191757518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655663.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History, Social History

Historians have often seen repression of the party elite in 1937–8 as a kind of social or political engineering, Stalin's pathology, a move to destroy Old Bolsheviks, or simply random terror. This ... More


Introduction

J. Arch Getty

in Practicing Stalinism: Bolsheviks, Boyars, and the Persistence of Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300169294
eISBN:
9780300198850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300169294.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The Introduction outlines the contents of the book. The book contains a number of chapters related to each other with respect to certain Russian elite informal and archaic political practices that ... More


The Private Man

in The Lancashire Giant: David Shackleton, Labour Leader and Civil Servant

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239444
eISBN:
9781846313455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239444.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the private life of David Shackleton. It describes what kind of person Shackleton was and his conduct in the family circle. It discusses his relationship with his wife and ... More


Artisans of Hope

Samy Cohen

in Doves Among Hawks: Struggles of the Israeli Peace Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190947903
eISBN:
9780190077907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947903.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

As the Israeli right has become firmly ensconced in power and the left shows signs of fatigue, a host of small peace organizations have proliferated that display amazing vitality. The most remarkable ... More


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