Yuri Zhukov (historian)
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|Yuri Nikolayevitch Zhukov|
22 January 1938 |
|Institutions||Institute of Russian History at Russian Academy of Sciences|
|Alma mater||Russian State Historico-Archival Institute|
|Known for||Stalin-era research|
Yuri Nikolayevich Zhukov (Russian: Юрий Николаевич Жуков, born on 22 January 1938, in Krasnogorsk) is a Russian historian and leading research fellow at the Institute of Russian History at Russian Academy of Sciences.
In 1976, Zhukov defended his PhD dissertation, entitled "Critique of modern bourgeois Anglo-American historiography of the development of Soviet culture in USSR". He then took the post of the editor in chief of USSR history in the Great Russian Encyclopedia. He led a team of editors and was responsible for compiling encyclopedias "Moscow" and "Civil war and Foreign Intervention in USSR".
He authored multiple monographes and hundreds of scientific papers, primarily concerning the 1920-1950 period of the Soviet history. In 1992, Zhukov defended his Sc.D. dissertation, "The becoming and the activity of Soviet agencies of defense of historical and cultural memorials. 1917-1920."
Zhukov regularly appears on Russian television programs dedicated to Soviet history.
- Yuri Zhukov. Secrets of Kremlin: Stalin, Molotov, Beria, Malenkov. Moscow, 2000, 688 pages, ISBN 5-300-02990-4
- Yuri Zhukov. Different Stalin. USSR Political Reforms in 1933-1937, Moscow, 2003, 510 pages, ISBN 5-9697-0026-6
- Yuri Zhukov. Stalin: Secrets of State Power, Moscow, 2008, 720 pages, ISBN 978-5-9697-0472-5
- Yuri Zhukov. Handbook of Stalinist, Moscow, 2010, 320 pages, ISBN 978-5-699-40304-2
- Yuri Zhukov. The Puzzle of 1937, Moscow, 2010, 576 pages, ISBN 978-5-699-46904-8
- Yuri Zhukov. Stalin's First Defeat. 1917-1922. From Russian Empire to USSR., Moscow, 2011, 672 pages, ISBN 978-5-905024-02-3
- "Известный историк Юрий Жуков: Расстрелы в Катыни - сомнения остаются" [Renowned historian Yuri Zhukov: Executions in Katyn - doubts remain]. Komsomolskaya Pravda. 29 March 2011. Retrieved 26 October 2011.
- "Жуков Юрий Николаевич". Russian Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 26 October 2011.