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Stalin

Length: 31 mins
Categories: History, 20th Century
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Josef Stalin, the "Man of Steel," made himself synonymous with the state. This lecture examines obscure beginnings, his rise to power, and the cult of personality deliberately crafted around him.
©2003 The Great Courses (P)2003 The Great Courses

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Meet the Man inside the Monster

Prof. Liulevicius puts together an interesting cross-sectional picture of a complex man. If you only knew Stalin from history books and movies, as I did, this brief course will piece together and explain some of the personality and social impacts of Stalin the man.

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