Stalin's Last Crime? Recent Scholarship on Postwar Soviet Antisemitism and the Doctor's Plot

@article{Brandenberger2005StalinsLC,
  title={Stalin's Last Crime? Recent Scholarship on Postwar Soviet Antisemitism and the Doctor's Plot},
  author={David Brandenberger},
  journal={Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History},
  year={2005},
  volume={6},
  pages={187 - 204}
}
  • D. Brandenberger
  • Published 3 March 2005
  • History
  • Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History
Debates over the nature of official antisemitism during the last decade of Stalin’s life have long occupied a prominent place in scholarship concerning 20th-century Russian history. Particularly controversial have been rumors of a plan for the deportation of Soviet Jews that is said to have been abandoned in early March 1953, on the eve of its implementation, when Stalin suffered a massive cerebral hemorrhage. In March 2003, The New York Times commemorated the 50th anniversary of the dictator’s… 
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Résumé Cet article s’interesse a l’afflux et a la circulation d’objets venus de l’etranger dans l’Union sovietique des annees 1940, pour s’interroger sur cette variante sovietique de l’edification
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