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Lenin"s Brain and Other Tales from the Secret Soviet Archives

by Paul R. Gregory

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Published by Hoover Inst Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nonfiction / General,
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • History,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11388409M
    ISBN 100817948120
    ISBN 109780817948122

    Explore our list of (Soviet Union) - History Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership.   Although Soviet scientists heralded the finding of these cells in Lenin’s brain as proof of genius, recent research suggests that such large neurons are related to mental diseases, such as schizophrenia, where large cell density occurs on both hemispheres of the brain,[20] and focal cortical dysplasia in epileptics.[21].

    This book provides a startling answer. Exploring the cult's mystical, historical, and political aspects, Nina Tumarkin demonstrates the galvanizing power of ritual in the establishment of the postrevolutionary regime. In a new Preface and Postscript, she brings the story up to date, considering the fall of the Soviet Union and Russia's new. Book Description. This book explores the development of Lenin’s thinking on violence throughout his career, from the last years of the Tsarist regime in Russia through to the s and the New Economic Policy, and provides an important assessment of the significance of ideological factors for understanding Soviet state violence as directed by the Bolshevik leadership during its first years.

    TROTSKY OPPOSED BOLSHEVIKS Trotsky's experience in the Russian working-class movement prior to was essentially the experience of an emigre. From the outset of his acquaintance with Lenin he became an opponent of the Bolsheviks in general and of Lenin in particular. At first he was definitely on the side of the Mensheviks. Then he. Information archive of Vladimir Lenin's writings, speeches, letters, with photographs, sounds and film.


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Lenin"s Brain and Other Tales from the Secret Soviet Archives by Paul R. Gregory Download PDF EPUB FB2

The holder of a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University, he is the author or coauthor of twelve books and many articles on economic history, the Soviet economy, transition economies, comparative economics, and economic demography including Lenin’s Brain and Other Tales from the Secret Soviet Archives (Hoover Institution Press, ), The Cited by: 4.

The holder of a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University, he is the author or coauthor of twelve books and many articles on economic history, the Soviet economy, transition economies, comparative economics, and economic demography including Lenin’s Brain and Other Tales from the Secret Soviet Archives (Hoover Institution Press, ), The Brand: Hoover Institution Press.

Lenin's Brain and Other Tales from the Secret Soviet Archives (Hoover Institution Press Publication Book ) - Kindle edition by Gregory, Paul R. Lenins Brain and Other Tales from the Secret Soviet Archives book Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Lenin's Brain and Other Tales from the Secret Soviet Archives (Hoover Institution Press Publication /5(3). An enlightening look into the once-secret Soviet state and party archives that Western scholars first gained access to in the early s.

Paul Gregory breaks down a decades-old wall of secrecy to reveal intriguing new information on such subjects as Stalin's Great Terror, the day-to-day life of Gulag guards, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, the scientific study of Lenin's brain, and other. Get this from a library.

Lenin's brain and other tales from the secret Soviet archives. [Paul R Gregory] -- "Taken together, these fourteen short stories give the reader a surprisingly deep understanding of totalitarianism."--Jacket.

This riveting story is told in ’s Lenin’s Brain and Other Tales from the Secret Soviet Archives. On his way back to Houston, author Paul Gregory had pressed it into my hands as a thankee after my article on his current book, Politics, Murder and Love in Stalin’s Kremlin: The Story of Nikolai Bukharin and Anna Larina.

One thing I learned after listening to Paul speaking about the. The secret world of the Soviet Union revealed The opening of the once-secret Soviet state and party archives in the early s proved to be an event of exceptional significance.

When Western scholars broke down the official wall of secrecy that had stood for decades, they gained access to intriguing new knowledge they had previously only had /5(30). Buy Lenin's Brain and Other Tales from the Secret Soviet Archives First Printing by Paul R.

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An enlightening look into the once-secret Soviet state and party archives that Western scholars first gained access to in the early s. Paul Gregory breaks down a decades-old wall of secrecy to reveal intriguing new information on such subjects as Stalin’s Great Terror, the day-to-day life of Gulag guards, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, the scientific study of Lenin’s brain, and.

In Lenin’s Brain and Other Tales from the Secret Soviet Archives (Hoover Institution Press, ) Hoover fellow Paul R. Gregory has written 14 tales drawn from the Hoover Institution’s collections on the Soviet state and party archives.

From the scientific study of Lenin’s brain to prove his genius, featured in the title story, to the infamous Katyn massacre of Polish officers by the. the Soviet economy, transition economies, comparative economics, and eco-nomic demography including Lenin’s Brain and Other Tales from the Secret Soviet Archives, The Political Economy of Stalinism (), Before Command: The Russian Economy from Emancipation to Stalin (), Restructuring the.

This book is a sampling of tales, written by Hoover fellow Paul Gregory, drawn from our collections of Soviet state and party archives.

Hoover has played a pioneering role in sponsoring documentary pub-lications (such as the prize-winning, seven-volume History of Stalin’s Gulag) and in microfi lming collections, such as the Communist Party. The Secret Fate of Lenin's Brain Learn the strange story of what happened after his death and the startling truth scientists concluded about his brain, as excerpted from When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain by Giles Milton, the basis for the podcast, Unknown History.

It contains allusions in some form or other to every strategy of the revolution later developed and associated with Lenin’s name. It was not until six months after the appearance of Lenin’s “Friends of the People,” that Plekhanov first published a book in Russia: it was “The Monistic View of History,” and was published legally.

L iterature shaped the political culture of the Russia in which Vladimir Ilyich Lenin grew up. Explicitly political texts were difficult to publish under the tsarist regime.

The rasher essayists. The Unknown Lenin: From the Secret Archive Limited preview. Common terms and phrases. agreement April Archive Armand August Berlin Black Hundred Bolshevik Center bourgeois Central Committee chairman Cheka Chicherin Comintern Commissariat commission Communist Party Comrade Stalin Comrade Trotsky concessions congress Cossacks Council of Action decision Defense delegation.

Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire is a book by American author David cited as an example of New Journalism, it won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in The book is equal parts history and eyewitness account, covering the collapse of the Soviet g with the excavation of the corpses of Poles killed in the Katyn massacre, Lenin's Tomb begins.

[1] Paul R Gregory, Lenin’s Brain and other Tales form the Soviet Secret Archives (Hoover Institution Press, publication no. 55, ), pp. Remnick paints like Seurat. Rather than depict reality in straightforward analytical terms, he lets the shape of the Soviet Union's passing emerge from a mass of variously subtle and vivid dots of paint.

The dots are the people he came to know during his assignment to Moscow as the Washington Post's correspondent from to He offers no conceptual framework for understanding the demise.

The correct answer is B, as a troika is a group of three governors. In politics, a troika designates the alliance of three characters or entities of the same level and power that come together in a single effort to lead an entity or carry out a mission, similar to the old triumvirate of Rome.Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire User Review - Book Verdict.

New Yorker editor Remnick was Moscow correspondent for the Washington Post during the time Mikhail Gorbachev and Boris Yeltsin were in power.

Eloquent, with personal stories and solid reporting, this book frames the end of the Soviet Union. (LJ 6/15/93) Read full review/5(6). Lenin’s The State and Revolution – An Introduction – by Amanda S. Green. Last night, I talked with Sarah about today’s post. Unlike last week’s post, or even the series on Clinton’s What Happened, this post simply wasn’t coming together.I finally had to put it aside and tell her I’d get her the post this morning.