Lenin's Brain and Other Tales from the Secret Soviet Archives
The secret world of the Soviet Union revealed
The opening of the once-secret Soviet state and party archives in the early 1990s proved to be an event of exceptional significance. When Western scholars broke down the official wall of secrecy that had stood for decades, they gained access to intriguing new knowledge they had previously only had been able to speculate about. In this fascinating volume, Paul Gregory takes us behind scenes and into the archives to illuminate the dark inner workings of the Soviet Union.
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The Four Faces of Stalin
Marginals and Former People
The Great Terror
A Tale of Two Sons
Relatives and Falsifying Death Certificates
The Ship of Philosophers
Arbeit Macht Frei Soviet Style
Illustration Source Notes
About the Author
Who Is the Prisoner Here?
Reasoning with Stalin on Zero Tolerance