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Iron curtain : the crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956 / Anne Applebaum.

Authors: Applebaum, Anne, 1964-
Call number: 947 APP
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, c2012.
Publication date: c2012.
Subject: Communism -- Europe, Eastern -- History -- 20th century.
Communism -- Social aspects -- Europe, Eastern -- History -- 20th century.
Political culture -- Europe, Eastern -- History -- 20th century.
Political persecution -- Europe, Eastern -- History -- 20th century.
Europe, Eastern -- Relations -- Soviet Union.
Soviet Union -- Relations -- Europe, Eastern.
Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.
Europe, Eastern -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Communist countries -- Politics and government.
Communist countries -- Social conditions.
Title: Iron curtain : the crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956 / Anne Applebaum.
Edition: 1st United States ed.
Physical description: xxxvi, 566 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents note: Zero hour -- Victors -- Communists -- Policemen -- Violence -- Ethnic cleansing -- Youth -- Radio -- Politics -- Economics -- Enemies: religion -- Enemies: inside and outside the Party -- Homo sovieticus -- Socialist realism -- Ideal cities -- Collaborators...and reluctant sympathizers -- Passive opponents -- Revolutions -- Epilogue.
Summary note: In the long-awaited 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [475]-541) and index.
ISBN: 9780385515696 (hardcover)
0385515693 (hardcover)
LCCN: 2012022086
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1406012
Bib No.: 1406012

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