Stephen Kotkin
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Stephen Kotkin

Stephen Mark Kotkin (born February 17, 1959) is an American historian, academic and author. He is currently a professor in history and international affairs at Princeton University and a fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution.

Kotkin's most recent book is his first of three planned volumes, which discuss the life and times of the Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin: Stalin: Volume I: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928 (2014).
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    • Stalin, Volume I

    • Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928
    • By: Stephen Kotkin
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 38 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 367
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 323
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    A magnificent new biography that revolutionizes our understanding of Stalin and his world....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Book But First Time Listener Beware

    • By IRP on 03-23-15

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Stalin, Volume II

    • Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941
    • By: Stephen Kotkin
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 49 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 147
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    Pulitzer Prize finalist Stephen Kotkin continues his definitive biography of Stalin, from collectivization and the Great Terror through to the coming of the conflict with Hitler's Germany....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Would Be Riveting if Better Read

    • By Good Morning London on 03-04-18

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Armageddon Averted

    • The Soviet Collapse, 1970-2000
    • By: Stephen Kotkin
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 5 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Combining historical and geopolitical analysis with an absorbing narrative, Kotkin draws upon extensive research, including memoirs by dozens of insiders and senior figures, to illuminate the factors that led to the demise of Communism and the USSR....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very good but too fast

    • By Sean Banta on 11-20-18

    Regular price: $13.99

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