Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe 1944-56 [Audiobook] download free by Anne Applebaum

Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe 1944-56 Audiobook download free by Anne Applebaum
  • Listen audiobook: Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe 1944-56
  • Author: Anne Applebaum
  • Release date: 2015/12/23
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780141021874
  • Rating: 9.36 of 10
  • Votes: 194
  • Review by: Joelle Currie
  • Review rating: 9.3 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/8
  • Duration: 8H22M53S in 256 kbps (131.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-07
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPEG4, FLAC, WMA, MP3, WAV, MPC, MPEG-4 SLS, MOD (compression CBR, CPIO, BZ, ZIP, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 656
  • Includes a PDF summary of 77 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 58M44S (15.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Chosen 16 times as a 'Book of the Year' - the top non-fiction pick of 2012'The best work of modern history I have ever read' A. N. Wilson, Financial TimesAt the end of the Second World War, the Soviet Union unexpectedly found itself in control of a huge swathe of territory in Eastern Europe. Stalin and his secret police set out to convert a dozen radically different countries to a completely new political and moral system: Communism. Anne Applebaum's landmark history of this brutal time shows how societies were ruthlessly eviscerated by Communist regimes, how opposition was destroyed and what life was like for ordinary people who had to choose whether to fight, to flee or to collaborate.A haunting reminder of how fragile freedom can be, Iron Curtain is an exceptional work of historical and moral reckoning.ANNE APPLEBAUM is a historian and journalist, a regular columnist for the Washington Post and Slate, and the author of several books, including Gulag: A History, which won the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction. She is the Director of Political Studies at the Legatum Institute in London, and she divides her time between Britain and Poland, where her husband, Radek Sikorski, serves as Foreign Minister.'The outstanding book of the year ... a masterpiece' Oliver Kamm, The Times, Books of the Year'Exceptionally important, wise, perceptive, remarkably objective' Antony Beevor 'Explains in a manner worthy of Arthur Koestler what totalitarianism really means ... it is a window into a world of lies and evil that we can hardly imagine' Edward Lucas, Standpoint'At last the story can be told ... a magisterial history' Orlando Figes, Mail on Sunday
  • Other categories, genre or collection: European History, Postwar 20th Century History, From C 1945 To C 2000, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000, International Relations
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 17.48 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x29mm
  • Weight: 482g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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