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New York: Clarendon, Oxford University Press, 1986. Reprinted with corrections (new as paperback) 1986. Trade paperback. xxxv, , 514,  pages. Cover has minor wear and soiling. Ink notation on half-title page. Very scarce. Preferred edition due to corrections. Preface to First Edition, Foreword, Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations; Prologue; Epilogue; Notes; Appendix A: Chronology; Appendix B: Biographical Notes; and Appendix C: Deaths Attributable to the Chekas. Also includes Bibliography and Index Includes chapters on The Origin and Foundation of the Vecheka; Organizational Development, Phase 1: Improvisation; Lenin, the Lars, Terror, an Revolutionary Justice; The Left Socialist Revolutionary Rising; Organizational Development, Phase II: Consolidation; The Red Terror Erupts; State within State: Vecheka versus NKVD and Judiciary; The Party, Lenin, and the Vecheka; Revolutionary Justice: The Machinery of Repression; Organizational Development, Phase III: Proliferation; Vecheka Versatility under Dzerzhinsky; Dzerzhinsky and His Chekists; Combating Conspiracies; Civil Liberties, Socialist Opposition, and Peasant Rebellion; and From Vecheka to GPU.