Includes bibliographical references (p. -314) and index.
1. The Tangle of National Contradictions -- 2. The Tragedy of the Jewish Committee. The Crimean Syndrome. The Noose Tightens. "The Hand of Washington" The Personal Enemy of Stalin. The Teacher Departs. The Peak of the Illusions. The King is Dead! Long Live the King? Doomed to Death -- 3. Ethnocide. Arrests of the Intellectuals. The Closing of the Theaters. The End of Red Zion -- 4. Attacking the "Cosmopolitans" -- 5. Escalation of the Anti-Jewish Purges. Journalism. Arts. Humanities. Industry -- 6. "The Doctors' Plot" -- Epilogue: The End and the Exodus.