Stalinist Perpetrators on Trial by Lynne Viola

Stalinist Perpetrators on Trial

Between the summer of 1937 and November 1938, the Stalinist regime arrested over 1.5 million people for "counterrevolutionary" and "anti-Soviet" activity and either summarily executed or exiled them to the Gulag. While we now know a great deal about the experience of victims of the Great Terror, we know almost nothing about the lower- and middle-level Narodnyi Komissariat Vnutrennikh Del (NKVD), or secret police, cadres who carried out Stalin's m...


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TitleStalinist Perpetrators on Trial
ISBN9780190674168
Author
Release DateNov 13th, 2017
PublisherOxford University Press, USA
GenreHistory, Cultural, Russia, Nonfiction, Historical, Literature, Russian Literature, Politics
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Reviews Stalinist Perpetrators on Trial

  • Chaston Pfingston
    2018-02-04
    A fantastic historical investigation, however, a bit tough to get into. The level of concentration needed to process the information is more than I would’ve expected from such a small volume.
  • Lucy Meeker
    2018-02-16
    This book had amazing depth, with solid research backing it and at the same time very well written and engaging. I deeply enjoyed it. I won a copy of this book in a goodreads giveaway.