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Author Applebaum, Anne, 1964-
Title Iron curtain : the crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956 / Anne Applebaum.
Published New York : Doubleday, c2012.
Book Cover
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 Floor2  DJK45.S65 A67 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition 1st United States ed.
Description xxxvi, 566 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [475]-541) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Part 1. False dawn -- Zero hour -- Victors -- Communists -- Policemen -- Violence -- Ethnic cleansing -- Youth -- Radio -- Politics -- Economics -- Part 2. High Stalinism -- Reactionary enemies -- Internal enemies -- Homo Sovieticus -- Socialist realism -- Ideal cities -- Reluctant collaborators -- Passive opponents -- Revolutions -- Epilogue.
Summary In the long-awaited follow-up to her Pulitzer Prize-winning "Gulag," acclaimed journalist Anne Applebaum delivers a groundbreaking history of how Communism took over Eastern Europe after World War II and transformed in frightening fashion the individuals who came under its sway.
Subject Europe, Eastern -- Relations -- Soviet Union.
Soviet Union -- Relations -- Europe, Eastern.
Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.
Europe, Eastern -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Communist countries -- Politics and government.
Communist countries -- Social conditions.
Communism -- Europe, Eastern -- History -- 20th century.
Communism -- Social aspects -- Europe, Eastern -- History -- 20th century.
Political culture -- Europe, Eastern -- History -- 20th century.
Political persecution -- Europe, Eastern -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780385515696 (hardcover)
0385515693 (hardcover)
OCLC number 776519682