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Cannibal Island : death in a Siberian gulag

Author: Nicolas Werth
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2007.
Series: Human rights and crimes against humanity.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"During the spring of 1933, Stalin's police rounded up nearly one hundred thousand people as part of the Soviet regimes "cleansing" of Moscow and Leningrad and deported them to Siberia. Many of the victims were sent to labor camps, but ten thousand of them were dumped in a remote wasteland and left to fend for themselves. Cannibal Island reveals the shocking, grisly truth about their fate." "These people were  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicolas Werth
ISBN: 9780691130835 0691130833
OCLC Number: 76143508
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: xx, 223 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Foreword / by Jan T. Gross --
A "grandiose plan" --
Western Siberia, a Land of Deportation --
Negotiations and Preparations --
In the Tomsk Transit Camp --
Nazino --
Conclusion --
Epilogue, 1933-37.
Series Title: Human rights and crimes against humanity.
Other Titles: Île aux cannibales.
Responsibility: Nicholas Werth ; foreword by Jan T. Gross ; translated from the French by Steven Rendall.
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During the spring of 1933, Stalin's police rounded up nearly one hundred thousand people as part of the Soviet regime's "cleansing" of Moscow and Leningrad and deported them to Siberia. This work  Read more...

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