Stalin as Revolutionary 1879-1929 A Study in History and Personality

The first of two biographical volumes, Professor Robert C. Tucker covers Stalin's life from his first revolutionary years until the end of the 1920s.This important period of his...

Stalin in Power The Revolution from Above, 1928-1941

In 1929, Stalin plunged Soviet Russia into a coercive "revolution from above," a decade-long effort to amass military-industrial power for a new war. He forced twenty-five million...