Books written by Stephen Kotkin


Behind the Urals

Indiana University Press | February 19, 2018 | 306 pages
Professor:  Prof. Erica Fraser
Course Codes:  HIST 3902B
Semester:  Winter-2018
John Scott's classic account of his five years as a worker in the new industrial city of Magnitogorsk in the 1930s, first published in 1942, is enhanced in this edition by Stephen Kotkin's introduction, which places the book in context for today's readers; by the texts of three debriefings of Scott... More Info


Penguin Press | November 6, 2014 | 976 pages
An extensively researched portrait of the Soviet dictator covers his rise from humble origins, the inner power structure of the Bolshevik regime, and the early formation of Stalin's fabricated trial process.  More Info