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Informationen zum Autor Marietta Stankova studied modern European history at the Universities of Sofia! Budapest and Oxford. She obtained her PhD from LSE! where she has also taught extensively. She has written widely on Bulgaria! the Cold War and Communism and is an experienced researcher in the archives of Russia and Bulgaria and Britain. Klappentext Georgi Dimitrov burst onto the international scene in 1933 as one of the Comintern operatives in Germany accused of the Reichstag fire. The Bulgarian Communist's spirited self-defense in the resulting Leipzig Trial made him a celebrity among Communists worldwide! particularly in the Soviet Union! where he became Secretary General of the Comintern after his acquittal. This lucid and fascinating biography--the first in English--reveals a more multifaceted treatment of Dimitrov! highlighting especially the deep complexity of his relationships with his two greatest political allies: Stalin and Tito.Using new and unpublished sources! Marietta Stankova brilliantly reconstructs the dilemmas that Dimitrov faced throughout his long and varied political career. This definitive and long-overdue biography makes a major contribution to the history of Bulgaria and of the Balkans as a whole! as well as to the field of Communist Studies. Georgi Dimitrov burst onto the international scene in 1933 as one of the Comintern operatives in Germany accused of the Reichstag fire. This biography reveals a multifaceted treatment of Dimitrov, highlighting especially the deep complexity of his relationships with his two greatest political allies: Stalin and Tito. Zusammenfassung Georgi Dimitrov burst onto the international scene in 1933 as one of the Comintern operatives in Germany accused of the Reichstag fire. This biography reveals a multifaceted treatment of Dimitrov! highlighting especially the deep complexity of his relationships with his two greatest political allies: Stalin and Tito. Inhaltsverzeichnis Series Editor's ForewordAcknowledgements p.Abbreviations p.Introduction: Why a Biography of Georgi Dimitrov? p.Chapter One: Rising through the Ranks p.Chapter Two: Revolt and RetreatChapter Three: From the Margins to Master of the CominternChapter Four: War! not RevolutionChapter Five: From Moscow to the Mausoleum p.Conclusion: Why Murder Dimitrov? p.Index ...

Vorwort
Georgi Dimitrov burst onto the international scene in 1933 as one of the Comintern operatives in Germany accused of the Reichstag fire. This biography reveals a multifaceted treatment of Dimitrov, highlighting especially the deep complexity of his relationships with his two greatest political allies: Stalin and Tito.

Autorentext
Marietta Stankova studied modern European history at the Universities of Sofia, Budapest and Oxford. She obtained her PhD from LSE, where she has also taught extensively. She has written widely on Bulgaria, the Cold War and Communism and is an experienced researcher in the archives of Russia and Bulgaria and Britain.

Inhalt
Series Editor's Foreword Acknowledgements p. Abbreviations p. Introduction: Why a Biography of Georgi Dimitrov? p. Chapter One: Rising through the Ranks p. Chapter Two: Revolt and Retreat Chapter Three: From the Margins to Master of the Comintern Chapter Four: War, not Revolution Chapter Five: From Moscow to the Mausoleum p. Conclusion: Why Murder Dimitrov? p. Index

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Produktinformationen

Titel
Georgi Dimitrov
Untertitel
A Biography
Autor
EAN
9781845117283
ISBN
978-1-84511-728-3
Format
Fester Einband
Herausgeber
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Genre
Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten
288
Gewicht
588g
Größe
H243mm x B166mm x T28mm
Jahr
2010
Untertitel
Englisch
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