New York: Garland Publishing, 1987.
Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Item #6864
Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; Revision of thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983. "For it was in the Terek Region [of the northern Caucasus] that S M Kirov, who subsequently became one of Stalin's closest associates and a key supporter in his struggle to succeed Lenin as the leader of the Soviet Union and its Communist Party, first demonstrated his political talents in the situation created by the demise of the tsarist regime." - p 3. Contents: I. The Terek Region before the Revolution; II. Kirov in the Terek Region 1909-1916; III. Rallying to the New Order; IV. The Decline of the February Regime; V. October on the Terek; VI. Bloody Days on the Terek; VII. The Mozdok Congress; VIII. From Mozdok to Piatigorsk; IX: The Piatigorsk Congress; X. Conclusion; Bibliography. ; Modern European History; Ex-Library; v, 415 pages.