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The unknown gulag : the lost world of Stalin's special settlements

Author: Lynne Viola
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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In one of the most egregious episodes of Soviet repression, Stalin drove two million peasants into internal exile, to work as forced laborers. The book shows how entire families were callously thrown out of their homes, banished from their villages, and sent to the icy hinterlands of the Soviet Union, where in the course of a decade, almost a half million would die as a result of disease, starvation, or exhaustion  Read more...
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Lynne Viola
OCLC Number: 150548156
Notes: Originally published: Oxford, UK ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2007.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Glossary --
Other archipelago --
Destruction of the Kulaks; Preemptive strike, the liquidation of the Kulaks; Banishment, the deportation of the Kulaks; No pretensions to reality, forced labor and the Bergavinov Commision; Pencil points on a map, building the special settlement --
Life and labor in the special settlements: Penal-economic utopia, "reforging through Labor"; Flight and rebellion, the OGPU takeover; Hunger onto death, the famine of 1932/33; Second dekulakization, rehabilitation and repression; Tearing the evil from the root, war, redemption, and stigmatization --
Conclusion --
Appendix.
Responsibility: Lynne Viola.

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In the early 1930s, in one of the largest episodes of Soviet mass repression, Stalin sent close to two million peasants into internal exile to work as slave laborers. This book exposes the events of  Read more...

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Well-researched and informative. David Winnick, Tribune Magnificently wide-ranging research. Kate Brown, TLS

 
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