Gulag

A History
Product Number: EB00148243
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307426123
Publisher: Anchor
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Description

In this magisterial and acclaimed history, Anne Applebaum offers the first fully documented portrait of the Gulag, from its origins in the Russian Revolution, through its expansion under Stalin, to its collapse in the era of glasnost. The Gulag-a vast array of Soviet concentration camps that held millions of political and criminal prisoners-was a system of repression and punishment that terrorized the entire society, embodying the worst tendencies of Soviet communism. Applebaum intimately re-creates what life was like in the camps and links them to the larger history of the Soviet Union. Immediately recognized as a landmark and long-overdue work of scholarship, Gulag is an essential book for anyone who wishes to understand the history of the twentieth century.

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Author(s): Anne Applebaum
Original Publish Date: Dec 18, 2007

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Author(s): Anne Applebaum
Narrator(s): Laural Merlington
Product Number BN1202
Released: Apr 10, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
ISBN: #9781455878376

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