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Author Knight, Amy W., 1946-

Title Who killed Kirov? : the Kremlin's greatest mystery / Amy Knight.

Imprint New York : Hill and Wang, 1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  947.0842 K635Bk 1999    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiv, 331 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-319) and index.
Contents A December tragedy -- The boy from Urzhum -- The triumph of Bolshevism -- Building Soviet power -- Leader of Leningrad -- Kirov and stalin's revolution -- Kirov's end -- Into the whirlwind -- Stalin consolidates power, 1935-38 -- The Kirov legacy.
Summary In 1934, Sergei Kirov, former Leningrad Party chief, Politburo member, and prize orator of the Stalin regime was murdered. He was supposedly killed by a lone gunman. His murder sparked the purges characterizing the Stalin regime. This book details the speculation of who committed the murder, why, and what were the consequences to the future of Russia as a totalitarian police state.
Subject Kirov, Serge Mironovich, 1886-1934.
Revolutionaries -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1917-1936.
Kirov, Serge Mironovich, 1886-1934. (OCoLC)fst00181808
Politics and government (OCoLC)fst01919741
Revolutionaries. (OCoLC)fst01096578
Soviet Union. (OCoLC)fst01210281
Chronological Term 1917 - 1936
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
ISBN 0809064049 (alk. paper)
9780809064045 (alk. paper)

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