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The Resource Red famine : Stalin's war on Ukraine, Anne Applebaum

Red famine : Stalin's war on Ukraine, Anne Applebaum

Label
Red famine : Stalin's war on Ukraine
Title
Red famine
Title remainder
Stalin's war on Ukraine
Statement of responsibility
Anne Applebaum
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"From the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag and Iron Curtain, winner of the Cundill Prize and a finalist for the National Book Award, a revelatory history of Stalin's greatest crime. In 1929, Stalin launched his policy of agricultural collectivization--in effect a second Russian revolution--which forced millions of peasants off their land and onto collective farms. The result was a catastrophic famine, the most lethal in European history. At least five million people perished between 1931 and 1933 in the U.S.S.R. In Red Famine, Anne Applebaum reveals for the first time that three million of them died not because they were accidental victims of a bad policy, but because the state deliberately set out to kill them. Applebaum proves what has long been suspected: that Stalin set out to exterminate a vast swath of the Ukrainian population and replace them with more cooperative, Russian-speaking peasants. A peaceful Ukraine would provide the Soviets with a safe buffer between itself and Europe, and would be a bread basket region to feed Soviet cities and factory workers. When the province rebelled against collectivization, Stalin sealed the borders and began systematic food seizures. Starving, people ate anything: grass, tree bark, dogs, corpses. In some cases they killed one another for food. Devastating and definitive, Red Famine captures the horror of ordinary people struggling to survive extraordinary evil."--
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1964-
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Applebaum, Anne
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Famines
  • Collective farms
  • Mass murder
  • Genocide
  • Collectivization of agriculture
  • Ukraine
Target audience
general
Label
Red famine : Stalin's war on Ukraine, Anne Applebaum
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Great Britain : Allen Lane, 2017
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Hardcover edition.
Extent
xxx, 461 pages
Isbn
9780771009303
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Ownership
*
System control number
  • pr01276611
  • (CaOWLBI)pr01276611
  • 359025
Label
Red famine : Stalin's war on Ukraine, Anne Applebaum
Publication
Note
Originally published: Great Britain : Allen Lane, 2017
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Hardcover edition.
Extent
xxx, 461 pages
Isbn
9780771009303
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Ownership
*
System control number
  • pr01276611
  • (CaOWLBI)pr01276611
  • 359025

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