❴PDF / Epub❵ ☂ The History of the Gulag: From Collectivization to the Great Terror Author Oleg V. Khlevniuk – E17streets4all.co.uk The human cost of the Gulag, the Soviet labor camp system in which millions of people were imprisoned between and , was staggering Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and others after him have written movingly ab The human cost of the Gulag, of the ePUB ´ the Soviet labor camp system in which millions of people were imprisoned betweenand , was staggering Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and others after him have written movingly about the Gulag, yet never has there been a thorough historical study of this unique and tragic episode in Soviet history This groundbreaking book presents the first comprehensive, historically accurate account of the camp system Russian historian Oleg Khlevniuk has mined the contents of extensive archives, including long suppressed state and Communist Party documents, to uncover the secrets of the Gulag and how it became a central component of Soviet ideology and social policy Khlevniuk argues persuasively that the Stalinist penal camps created in the s were essentially different from previous camps He shows that political motivations and paranoia about potential enemies contributed no to the expansion of the Gulag than the economic incentive of slave labor did And he offers powerful evidence that the Great Terror was planned centrally and targeted against particular categories of the population Khlevniuk makes a signal contribution to Soviet history with this exceptionally informed History of the PDF/EPUB ç and balanced view of the Gulag.
Oleg V Khlevniuk is a leading of the ePUB ´ research fellow at the National Research University Higher School of Economics HSE International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences and senior research fellow at the State Archive of the Russian Federation His previous Yale books include The History of the Gulag, Master of the House Stalin and His Inner Circle, and several collections of Stalin s correspondenceSee also Oleg V Chlevnjuk.
- 464 pages
- The History of the Gulag: From Collectivization to the Great Terror
- Oleg V. Khlevniuk
- 10 July 2017 Oleg V. Khlevniuk