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Author Applebaum, Anne, 1964-

Title Iron curtain : the crushing of Eastern Europe, 1945-1956 / Anne Applebaum.

Publication Info. New York : Doubleday, [2012]
©2012
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  947.0009045 APP    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  947.0009045 APP    AVAILABLE
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Description xxxvi, 566 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [475]-541) and index.
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.
Contents Zero Hour -- Victors -- Communists -- Policemen -- Violence -- Ethnic Cleansing -- Youth -- Radio -- Politics -- Economics -- Enemies: Religion -- Enemies: Inside and Outside the Party -- Homo Sovieticus -- Socialist Realism -- Ideal Cities -- Collaborators...and Reluctant Sympathizers -- Passive Opponents -- Revolutions -- Epilogue.
Subject Political culture -- Europe, Eastern -- History -- 20th century.
Political persecution -- Europe, Eastern -- History -- 20th century.
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.
ISBN 9780385515696
0385515693
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