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"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 died between 1931 and 1933 in the USSR. But instead of sending relief the Soviet state made use of the catastrophe to rid itself of a political problem. In Red Famine, Anne Applebaum argues that more than three million of those dead were Ukrainians who perished not because they were accidental victims of a bad policy but because the state deliberately set out to kill them ..."--Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Grant County Library 947.7 APPLEBAUM (Text) 37845000546031 Adult Non-Fiction Book System_Only_6months 02/09/2021 Available -
Hood River County Library 947.70842 APP 2017 (Text) 33892100491076 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 10/31/2017 Available -
Pendleton Public Library 947.708 Ap52 (Text) 37801000589786 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 11/09/2017 Checked out 03/16/2021

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  • ISBN: 9780385538855
  • ISBN: 0385538855
  • Physical Description: xxx, 461 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First United States edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2017]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [363]-434) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: the Ukrainian question -- The Ukrainian revolution, 1917 -- Rebellion, 1919 -- Famine and truce: the 1920s -- The double crisis: 1927-9 -- Collectivization: revolution in the countryside, 1930 -- Rebellion, 1930 -- Collectivization fails, 1931-2 -- Famine decisions, 1932: requisitions, blacklists and borders -- Famine decisions, 1932: the end of Ukrainization -- Famine decisions, 1932: the searches and the searchers -- Starvation: spring and summer, 1933 -- Survival: spring and summer, 1933 -- Aftermath -- The cover-up -- The Holodomor in history and memory -- Epilogue: the Ukraine question reconsidered.
Summary, etc.:
"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 died between 1931 and 1933 in the USSR. But instead of sending relief the Soviet state made use of the catastrophe to rid itself of a political problem. In Red Famine, Anne Applebaum argues that more than three million of those dead were Ukrainians who perished not because they were accidental victims of a bad policy but because the state deliberately set out to kill them ..."--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Famine (Ukraine : 1932-1933)
Ukraine > History > Famine, 1932-1933
Genocide > Ukraine > History > 20th century.
Collectivization of agriculture > Ukraine > History
Famines > Ukraine > History > 20th century.
Collectivization of agriculture
Famines
Genocide
Ukraine
HISTORY / Europe / Eastern.
HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century.
HISTORY / Russia & the Former Soviet Union.
Genre: History.

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