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Men of Influence: Stalin's Diplomats in Europe, 1930-1939

Sabine Dullin and Editions Payot


Making an addition to the new historiography of mid-twentieth-century Soviet history, the author of this book has researched the history of Soviet diplomacy from 1930 to 1939 through a variety of now-accessible diplomatic, political, administrative and social archives. The book adds into the mix the memories and testimonies of diplomatic personnel. The political system established by Stalin in the USSR during the 1930s has remained in part an enigma because little attention has been paid to those who made it function. This book sheds light on the workings of the Soviet bureaucracy and in parti ... More

Keywords: Soviet history, Soviet diplomacy, Maxim Litvinov, Stalinisation, testimonies, diplomatic personnel, Soviet foreign policy, Stalin, USSR, Soviet bureaucracy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780748622191
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622191.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sabine Dullin, author

Editions Payot, author