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Stephen Kotkin

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Stephen Kotkin is Rosengarten Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at Princeton University, with a joint appointment as Professor of International Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School. He is the author of the enormously influential books Magnetic Mountain:Stalinism as a Civilization and Armageddon Averted: The Soviet Collapse 1970—2000 and contributes regularly to The New York Times, The New Republic, and the BBC.

Books by Stephen Kotkin

Stalin, Vol. II

One of the great works of modern history - the definitive biography of one of the world's most powerful and frightening rulers.

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Stalin, Vol. I

A major new biography - the story of how a petty gangster from the Caucasus became one of the most powerful and feared figures of the modern era

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