The History of the Gulag: From Collectivization to the Great Terror



❴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 History PDF/EPUB or 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.The History of the Gulag: From Collectivization to the Great Terror

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.

The History of the Gulag: From Collectivization to the
  • Paperback
  • 464 pages
  • The History of the Gulag: From Collectivization to the Great Terror
  • Oleg V. Khlevniuk
  • English
  • 10 July 2017
  • 0300205031

10 thoughts on “The History of the Gulag: From Collectivization to the Great Terror

  1. says:

    A Very detailed study of the Soviet Gulag system from 1929 1941 This time period was a big turning point in Soviet prison infrastructure, as well as a huge turning point in Stalin reign in general Stalin enriched and transformed the really awful riminates of the czar s prison system into something truly frightening A little dry but incredibly interesting Khlevniuk uses lots and lots of declassified Soviet era documents to show how Stalin used the gulag system and how it all worked in the fra A Very detailed study of the Soviet Gulag system from 1929 1941 This time period was a big turning point in Soviet prison infrastructure, as well as a huge turning point in Stalin reign in general Stalin enriched and transformed the really awful riminates of the czar s prison system into something truly frightening A little dry but incredibly interesting Khlevniuk uses lots and lots of declassified Soviet era documents to show how Stalin used the gulag system and how it all worked in the framework of Stalin s control of the Soviet State

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