skip to content
The Soviet famine of 1946-47 in global and historical perspective Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Soviet famine of 1946-47 in global and historical perspective

Author: Nicholas Ganson; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
This book illuminates a little-known but tremendously significant twentieth-century crisis in the Soviet Union. Drawing on archival materials declassified since the fall of communism, Nicholas Ganson situates the famine of 1946-47 at the crossroads of Soviet social and political history, World War II, the Cold War, ideology, and famine in the modern world. He sheds light on the perspectives of Soviet elites and  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ganson, Nicholas.
Soviet famine of 1946-47 in global and historical perspective.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
(DLC) 2008050348
(OCoLC)259265675
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Ganson; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230620964 0230620965 9780230613331 0230613330 1282507931 9781282507937 9781349377923 1349377929
OCLC Number: 497757196
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 218 pages) : illustrations, map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Tracing the roots of the failed 1946 harvest --
Exploring the causes of child mortality --
Food shortages and ration reforms in the towns and cities : Moscow and beyond --
None dare call it resistance? Coping, opposition, and the Soviet state --
The famine, the dawn of the Cold War, and the politics of food --
The Soviet famine of 1946-47 in the context of Russian history --
Placing the famine of 1946-47 in global context.
Responsibility: Nicholas Ganson.
More information:

Abstract:

This book deals with the long overlooked and understudied Soviet famine of 1946-47, which came on the heels of World War II and at the dawn of the Cold War and killed as many as two million people.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"The story of the 1946-47 Soviet famine has largely been ignored by historians and economists and this is the first major account of the event in English by a Western scholar. Nicholas Ganson has Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/497757196> # The Soviet famine of 1946-47 in global and historical perspective
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "497757196" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/195859457#Topic/economic_policy> ; # Economic policy
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/195859457#Topic/famines_soviet_union_history> ; # Famines--Soviet Union--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/195859457#Topic/famines> ; # Famines
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/195859457#Place/soviet_union> ; # Soviet Union
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210281> ; # Soviet Union.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/195859457#Event/1946_1950> ; # 1946-1950
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/195859457#Topic/european_history_russia> ; # European history--Russia
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/363.8094709044/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/195859457#Topic/business_&_economics_infrastructure> ; # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Infrastructure
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/195859457#Topic/social_science_general> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE--General
    schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/160182690> ; # Palgrave Connect (Online service)
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/48707075> ; # Nicholas Ganson
    schema:datePublished "2009" ;
    schema:description "This book illuminates a little-known but tremendously significant twentieth-century crisis in the Soviet Union. Drawing on archival materials declassified since the fall of communism, Nicholas Ganson situates the famine of 1946-47 at the crossroads of Soviet social and political history, World War II, the Cold War, ideology, and famine in the modern world. He sheds light on the perspectives of Soviet elites and gives voice to the famine's victims. In revealing the multi-causality of the postwar hunger, this ambitious work challenges the received wisdom about the relationship between politics and famine."@en ;
    schema:description "Tracing the roots of the failed 1946 harvest -- Exploring the causes of child mortality -- Food shortages and ration reforms in the towns and cities : Moscow and beyond -- None dare call it resistance? Coping, opposition, and the Soviet state -- The famine, the dawn of the Cold War, and the politics of food -- The Soviet famine of 1946-47 in the context of Russian history -- Placing the famine of 1946-47 in global context."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/195859457> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:image <http://www.palgrave.com/jackets/medium/9780230613331.jpg> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/259265675> ;
    schema:name "The Soviet famine of 1946-47 in global and historical perspective"@en ;
    schema:productID "497757196" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/497757196#PublicationEvent/new_york_palgrave_macmillan_2009> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/195859457#Agent/palgrave_macmillan> ; # Palgrave Macmillan
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=310636> ;
    schema:url <http://www.palgraveconnect.com/doifinder/10.1057/9780230620964> ;
    schema:url <http://link.springer.com/openurl?genre=book&isbn=978-1-349-37792-3> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=485342> ;
    schema:url <http://catalog.hathitrust.org/api/volumes/oclc/259265675.html> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=250793&ref=toc> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=250793> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10366668> ;
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0906/2008050348-t.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781349377923> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780230613331> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780230620964> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781282507937> ;
    schema:workExample <http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230620964> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/497757196> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/195859457#Agent/palgrave_macmillan> # Palgrave Macmillan
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Palgrave Macmillan" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/195859457#Topic/business_&_economics_infrastructure> # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Infrastructure
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Infrastructure"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/195859457#Topic/european_history_russia> # European history--Russia
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "European history--Russia"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/195859457#Topic/social_science_general> # SOCIAL SCIENCE--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE--General"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210281> # Soviet Union.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Soviet Union." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/160182690> # Palgrave Connect (Online service)
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Palgrave Connect (Online service)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/48707075> # Nicholas Ganson
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Ganson" ;
    schema:givenName "Nicholas" ;
    schema:name "Nicholas Ganson" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780230613331>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0230613330" ;
    schema:isbn "9780230613331" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780230620964>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0230620965" ;
    schema:isbn "9780230620964" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781282507937>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1282507931" ;
    schema:isbn "9781282507937" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781349377923>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1349377929" ;
    schema:isbn "9781349377923" ;
    .

<http://www.palgraveconnect.com/doifinder/10.1057/9780230620964>
    rdfs:comment "An electronic book accessible through the World Wide Web; click for information" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/259265675>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Soviet famine of 1946-47 in global and historical perspective." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/497757196> ; # The Soviet famine of 1946-47 in global and historical perspective
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.