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On 13th January 1953, a stunned world learned that a vast conspiracy among Jewish doctors to murder Kremlin leaders had been unmasked. Pravda reported that several of the doctors had confessed to the crime. Mass arrests followed. The Doctors' Plot, as this action came to be called, was Stalin's last great criminal conspirac
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Jonathan Brent is Editorial Director of Yale University Press, New Haven, Conneticut and founder of the widely praised 'Annals of Communism' series. His book 'The Secret World of American Communism' (1994) led to the release of classified Second World War information by the CIA and the FBI. Vladimir P Naumov is a Professor of History at Moscow State University and the leading researcher for the Presidential Commission on the Rehabilitation of Repressed Persons. He is the author of numerous articles on the Stalinist repressions of the 1930s.Review:
'Complicated, scholarly and fascinating... the best so far on the Doctors' Plot' -- Simon Sebag Montefiore, Sunday Times 'Jonathan Brent and Vladimir Naumov have been deep into the Soviet archives, from which they have constructed a chilling picture' -- Rodric Braithwaite, The Sunday Telegraph 'Rarely can the heart of darkness within the exercise of absolute power have been exposed to such effect' -- Scottish Business Insider 20040501 'In this horrifying story the authors unravel one of the dictator's last bizarre enterprises in which he urged on the discovery of a 'conspiracy' among Jewish doctors to assassinate leading Communist officials' -- Contemporary Review 20040801 'In this scrupulously researched account fo the conspiracy, the historians Brent and Naumov take us to the heart of Stalin's political sickness' -- Independent on Sunday 20040801
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Book Description John Murray, London, 2004. Soft Cover. Condition: Fine. First Paperback. xi, 398pp, chronology, bibliography, index. Paperback. In January 1953, an apparent conspiracy among Jewish doctors to murder Kremlin chiefs was discovered. The forced confessions which followed did not answer the most important questions. Did Stalin invent the conspiracy to further discredit the Jewish population, or were Jewish doctors actually involved in the deaths at his behest? Or was the 'doctors' plot' in fact the idea of Kremlin officials who used it to remove rivals in government, and perhaps even Stalin himself? Size: 8vo. Seller Inventory # 015474
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