A public lecture by Arch Getty, UCLA, History.
Arch Getty is Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles. He holds a PhD in History from Boston College. He specializes on the Stalinist period and the history of the Soviet Communist Party. His books and articles have been published in the US, England, France, Germany, Spain, Hungary, Japan and Russia. He is the author of Practicing Stalinism: Bolsheviks, Boyars, and the Persistence of Tradition (Yale University Press, 2013), Yezhov: The Rise of Stalin's "Iron Fist" (Yale University Press, 2008), The Road to Terror: Stalin and the Self-Destruction of the Bolsheviks, 1932-1939 (Yale University Press, 1999), and co-editor of Top Secret: From the Lubianka to Stalin on the Situation in the Country, 1932-1934 (Moscow, Russian Academy of Sciences, 2002) and Stalinist Terror: New Perspectives (Cambridge University Press, 1993).
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Published: Wednesday, April 30, 2014