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Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler The Age of Social Catastrophe by Robert Gellately

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Published by Knopf .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Europe - History,
  • Political Philosophy,
  • Political Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Europe - General,
  • Modern - 20th Century,
  • History / Europe / General,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • Political Ideologies - Conservatism & Liberalism,
  • 1889-1945,
  • 21st century,
  • Case studies,
  • Dictatorship,
  • History,
  • Hitler, Adolf,

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages720
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8362907M
ISBN 101400040051
ISBN 109781400040056

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Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler: The Age of Social Catastrophe - Kindle edition by Gellately, Robert. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler: The Age of /5(71). The dictatorship that Lenin and his ambitious acolyte Stalin forced upon Russia was open to Jewish revolutionaries, a point not lost on Hitler when he came to power; Gellately argues that Hitler’s war on the Soviet Union was “an extension of his war against the Jews,” summarized by Hitler’s conflation of “Jewish Bolshevism”; had Author: Robert Gellately. In Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler, acclaimed historian Robert Gellately focuses on the dominant powers of the time, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, but also analyzes the catastrophe of those years in an effort to uncover its political and ideological nature. Arguing that the tragedies endured by Europe were inextricably linked through the.   The Central thesis of Robert Gellately's work "Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler: The Age of Social Catastrophe", is that the advent of Lenin and the Bolshevik Party to power in Russia in directly led to the nightmare societies of Germany and Cited by:

  In Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler, acclaimed historian Robert Gellately focuses on the dominant powers of the time, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, but also analyzes the catastrophe of those years in an effort to uncover its political and ideological nature. Arguing that the tragedies endured by Europe were inextricably linked through the /5(31). Central to the catastrophe, of course, were Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler, and this book makes use of recently opened Russian and German sources to explain how these dictators’ pursuit of utopian—and dreadfully flawed—ideals led only to dystopian nightmare.4/5(5). Joseph Stalin, Vladimir Lenin, and Mikhail Kalinin meeting in All three of them were " Old Bolsheviks "—members of the Bolshevik party before the October Revolution. In December , Stalin was sent to Perm to lead an inquiry into how Alexander Kolchak 's White forces had been able to decimate Red troops based there. []Battles/wars: Allied Intervention in the Russian . In his book The Killing Trap: Genocide in the Twentieth Century, Midlarsky raises similarities between the killings of Stalin and Pol Pot. Holocaust - The term "communist holocaust" has been used by some state officials and non-governmental organizations. The term "red Holocaust" was coined by the Munich Institut für Zeitgeschichte.

Buy Lenin, Stalin and Hitler: The Age of Social Catastrophe by Gellately, Robert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low 4/5(12). A bold new accounting of the great social and political upheavals that enveloped Europe between and —from the Russian Revolution through the Second World Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler, acclaimed historian Robert Gellately focuses on the dominant powers of the time, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, but also analyzes the catastrophe of those years in an effort 4/5(6). On one level, Gellately's book is a well-told but familiar narrative of the horrors committed in Germany and Russia between the start of World War I and the end of World War II. On another level is Gellately's more provocative thesis: that Lenin should be ranked alongside Hitler and Stalin as "one of the three truly vile despots of the first half of the twentieth century" -- a . The book has just been published by Alfred A. Knopf Inc. "This book began as a study of the conflicting ideologies of Communism and Nazism and the murderous rivalries of Stalin and Hitler," said Gellately, FSU's Earl Ray Beck Professor of History. "I did not initially include Lenin as a .