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Lenin's Brain and Other Tales from the Secret Soviet Archives

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Lenin's Brain and Other Tales from the Secret Soviet Archives
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Publisher: Hoover Institution Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0817948120
ISBN-13: 9780817948122
Number of pages: 162

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An enlightening look into the once-secret Soviet state and party archives that Western scholars first gained access to in the early 1990s. Paul Gregory breaks down a decades-old wall of secrecy to reveal intriguing new information on such subjects as Stalin's Great Terror, the day-to-day life of Gulag guards, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, the scientific study of Lenin's brain, and other fascinating tales.

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