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Title:
Iron curtain : the crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956
ISBN:
9780385515696
Publication Information:
New York : Doubleday, c2012.
Physical Description:
xxxvi, 566 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents:
Zero Hour -- Victors -- Communists -- Policemen -- Violence -- Ethnic Cleansing -- Youth -- Radio -- Politics -- Economics -- Enemies: Religion -- Enemies: Inside and Outside the Party -- Homo Sovieticus -- Socialist Realism -- Ideal Cities -- Collaborators...and Reluctant Sympathizers -- Passive Opponents -- Revolutions -- Epilogue.
Abstract:
In the long-awaited follow-up to her Pulitzer Prize-winning "Gulag, " acclaimed journalist Anne Applebaum delivers a groundbreaking history of how Communism took over Eastern Europe after World War II and transformed in frightening fashion the individuals who came under its sway.
Format:
Book

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