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De-Stalinising Eastern Europe

The Rehabilitation of Stalin’s Victims after 1953

  • Kevin McDermott
  • Matthew Stibbe

About this book

Introduction

This unique volume examines how and to what extent former victims of Stalinist terror from across the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe were received, reintegrated and rehabilitated following the mass releases from prisons and labour camps which came in the wake of Stalin's death in 1953 and Khrushchev's reforms in the subsequent decade.

Keywords

Communism Eastern Europe Khrushchev Soviet Union Stalin Stalinism communism Europe Hungary Ukraine Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)

Editors and affiliations

  • Kevin McDermott
    • 1
  • Matthew Stibbe
    • 1
  1. 1.Sheffield Hallam UniversityUK

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