Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956
BlurbPaperback. Pub Date :2013-08-13 Pages: 640 Language: English Publisher: Random House US National Book Award FinalistTIME Magazines # 1 Nonfiction Book of 2012A New York Times Notable BookA Washington Post Top Ten Book of 2012Best Nonfiction of 2012: The Wall Street Journal. The Plain DealerIn the much-anticipated 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. Iron Curtain describes how. spurred by Stalin and his secret police. the Communist regimes of Eastern Europe were created and what daily life was like once they were complete. Drawing on newly opened East European archives. interviews. and personal accounts translated for the first time. Applebaum portrays in chi...
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