Stalin's Secret Pogrom by Joshua Rubensteln
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Stalin's Secret Pogrom
By Joshua Rubensteln

Stalin's Secret Pogrom

The Postwar Inquisition of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee Abridged edition

Edited by See other recent books by Joshua Rubensteln See other recent books by Vladimir P. Naumov
Translated by Laura Esther Wolfson See other recent books by Laura Esther Wolfson
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $63.00
Your Price: $56.70 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $6.30! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.84 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply, Not for Xmas



Stalin's Secret Pogrom by Joshua Rubensteln

Book Description

In the spring and summer of 1952, fifteen Soviet Jews, including five prominent Yiddish writers and poets, were secretly tried and convicted; multiple executions soon followed in the basement of Moscow's Lubyanka prison. The defendants were falsely charged with treason and espionage because of their involvement in the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee, and because of their heartfelt response as Jews to Nazi atrocities on occupied Soviet territory. Stalin had created the committee to rally support for the Soviet Union during World War II, but he then disbanded it after the war as his paranoia mounted about Soviet Jews. For many years, a host of myths surrounded the case against the committee. Now this book, which presents an abridged version of the long-suppressed transcript of the trial, reveals the Kremlin's machinery of destruction. Joshua Rubenstein provides annotations about the players and events surrounding the case. In a long introduction, drawing on newly released documents in Moscow archives and on interviews with relatives of the defendants in Israel, Russia, and the United States, Rubenstein also sets the trial in historical and political context and offers a vivid account of Stalin's anti-Semitic campaign.

Buy Stalin's Secret Pogrom book by Joshua Rubensteln from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780300104523
ISBN-10: 0300104529
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 28mm)
Pages: 498
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 14-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United States

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Stalin's Secret Pogrom book by Joshua Rubensteln and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Joshua Rubensteln

Joshua Rubenstein is the Northeast Regional Director of Amnesty International USA and a longtime associate of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University. Vladmir P. Naumov is executive secretary of the Presidential Commission of the Russian Federation on the Rehabilitation of Victims of Political Repression and editor of the Russian-language edition of this volume.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Joshua Rubensteln close
»
Recent books by Vladimir P. Naumov close
Stalin's Secret Pogrom by Vladimir P. Naumov
»
Recent books by Laura Esther Wolfson close
Stalin's Secret Pogrom by Laura Esther Wolfson
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close