A BiographyBook - 2005
The first full-scale biography of Stalin in twenty years reveals the complex and fascinating story of the Soviet dictator, from his dysfunctional childhood in Soviet Georgia, through his education and early political activism, to his tyrannical control over the Soviet Union and the legacy of his reign.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005, c2004
Characteristics: xviii, 715 p.,  p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm