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Voices from the Gulag : life and death in communist Bulgaria

Author: Tzvetan Todorov; Robert Zaretsky
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Voices from the Gulag, Tzvetan Todorov singles out the experience of one country where the concentration camps were particularly brutal and emblematic of the horrors of totalitarianism - communist Bulgaria."
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tzvetan Todorov; Robert Zaretsky
ISBN: 0271019611 9780271019611
OCLC Number: 40602858
Language Note: Translated from the French ed.: Au nom du peuple; originally published in Bulgarian.
Notes: Translated from the French ed.: Au nom du peuple; original documents written in Bulgarian.
Description: 10, 178 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Istvan Deak --
The Inmates --
The "Crimes" --
Arrest and Deportation --
Camp Life --
Life After the Camp --
The Women's Camp --
The Other Side --
The Nurse --
A Brigade Chief --
Two Guards --
The Chief of State Security at Lovech --
The Regional Director of State Security --
At the Ministry of the Interior --
Among the Families.
Responsibility: [compiled and edited by] Tzvetan Todorov ; translated by Robert Zaretsky.

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