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Author Halfin, Igal, author

Title Stalinist confessions : messianism and terror at the Leningrad Communist University / Igal Halfin
Published Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009


Description 1 online resource (496 pages) : illustrations
Series Pitt Series in Russian and East European Studies
Series in Russian and East European studies
Contents Introduction: The Revolution devours its children -- The winds of purge -- The NKVD and the extraction of confessions -- Pandemonium at Communist University -- Messianic times -- The final curtain -- Epilogue: The truth of sacrifice
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953 -- Influence
Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953
Higher education and state -- Soviet Union -- History
College students -- Political activity -- Soviet Union -- History
Political messianism -- Soviet Union -- History
State-sponsored terrorism -- Soviet Union -- History
Political purges -- Soviet Union -- History
Political psychology -- History -- 20th century
EDUCATION -- Essays.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
EDUCATION -- Reference.
HISTORY -- General.
College students -- Political activity
Higher education and state
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Political messianism
Political psychology
Political purges
Politics and government
State-sponsored terrorism
Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1936-1953.
Soviet Union
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009009147
ISBN 9780822973522