Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts The Untold Story of Joseph Stalin

The Untold Story of Joseph Stalin

  • November 12, 2014
  • Speakers:
  • Stephen Kotkin
    John P. Birkelund Professor of History and International Affairs, Princeton University
  • Date / Time:
  • November 12, 2014
  • 7:30 am to 9:00 am
  • Venue:
  • Philadelphia Country Club
  • 1601 Spring Mill Rd
  • Gladwyne. PA. US. 19035

A Book Talk

Perhaps you think Joseph Stalin’s story has been told before, but Stephen Kotkin’s epic new biography shows us how much more we still have to learn.  The product of a decade of scrupulous research, Stalin contains a host of astonishing revelations, bringing to the fore materials from Soviet military intelligence and the secret police.

Stephen KotkinStephen Kotkin is the John P. Birkelund Professor in History and International Affairs at Princeton University and Vice Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School, where he has taught since 1989. He is currently a W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.



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