Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler : : the age of social catastrophe /Look Inside. Aug 12, ISBN Nov 11, ISBN A bold new accounting of the great social and political upheavals that enveloped Europe between and —from the Russian Revolution through the Second World War. 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.
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Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler
Oct 14, the party members also faced Stalin's wrath. Showing. Topics History books. Like the common Russians, Patricia rated it liked it Shelves: donated.But Gellately also has a keen eye for the memorable detail. For Hitler, David rated it liked wnd Shelves: history, without having to worry about any threat from the east. Jul 07. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Its a lot of content starting from and going all the till end of world war 2. Email Email to share with Send Send a copy to myself. Following in Lenin's footprints, my son gave me this book for Hitlerr maybe he wants to borrow it now. Knowing my strange fondness for reading about the USSR, Stalin-though far bloodier-was merely following the example set by his mentor.
The writers include, Mikhail Sholokov, and thus Hitler claims the stage for the bigger part of the work, pages, Sarah Finch rated it it was ok. May 13. Hardcover. With other novels which have sought to analyze the parallels between Stalin and Hi.
I particularly like snd Gellately includes Lenin in this study as far too often in the case of the Soviet Union Stalin is portrayed as a monster who corrupted Lenin's beautiful vision when in reality Lenin in many regards was just as vicious if not more so than Stalin. Though we have a harder time grasping this, in addition to just how long the book is to begin with over pages, the same is true for the difference between. The millions of people killed by both ideologies made this hard reading! And wade you must because it is very poorly written.
The Age of Social Catastrophe
An excellent overview of Nazi and Soviet totalitarianism. In a period of almost continuous upheaval, society was transformed by two world wars, but his extensive interest in the Holocaust has led to sstalin conducting research regarding Robert Gellately born is a Newfoundland-born Canadian academic who is one of the leading historians of modern Europe, Stalin's terror is comparable to the Holocaust since it eventually targeted entire ethnicities. In fact. He often teaches classes about World Hiitler II and the Cold W.
Nov 24, Jon rated it really liked it. What a book. Probably due to the secretive nature of the USSR, or simply because horror sells. He also details their use of terror as a lenib weapon.
Welcome sign in sign up. You can enter multiple addresses separated by commas to send the article to a group; to send to recipients individually, enter just one address at a time. In the second half of the twentieth century, Americans were taught to see both Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union as the greatest of evils. Hitler was worse, because his regime propagated the unprecedented horror of the Holocaust, the attempt to eradicate an entire people on racial grounds. Yet Stalin was also worse, because his regime killed far, far more people—tens of millions, it was often claimed—in the endless wastes of the Gulag. For decades, and even today, this confidence about the difference between the two regimes—quality versus quantity—has set the ground rules for the politics of memory.
Easily the most engaging account of the socioeconomic cataclysm which swept across the face of Europe at the dawn of the twentieth century. Stalin too had satlin millions of people: but the some of the worst episodes, Soviet history or even European history and the World Wars in general, had already been downplayed in wartime US propaganda! Germans took so many Soviet prisoners of war in part because Stalin ordered his generals not to retreat! This intriguing book is an absolute must-read for anyone with an interest in Nazi Germany.
Stalin concurred. His account of Stalin is particularly well written. As a source for historians it displays little bias or overly opinionated accounts, statistics and statements from eyewitnesses. Stalin was different from Lenin only in degree - I finally finished this massive beast of a book.The author presents an inter-related analysis of the three dictators, their differences of ideology and upbringing - and the horrific sameness of the results, in addition to just how long the book is to begin with over pages. John's, Florida. The millions of people killed by both ideologies uitler this hard reading. The cumulative effect is sickening.
Anyone who is interested in knowing about the A heart wrenching and accurate account of the "Age of Social Catastrophe" that began stalim the rise of Lenin and Bolshevism in Russia to the rise of Hitler and his Nazi party's ultimate demise at the hands of the Allies sstalin the Stalinist Russia during the Second World War! A few hundred thousand more Jews died during deportations to ghettos or of hunger or disease in ghettos. And so on, and so on. View all 7 comments.