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Gulag

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Informationen zum Autor Anne Applebaum is the author of several books, including Gulag: A History , which won the 2004 Pulitzer Pr... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Anne Applebaum is the author of several books, including Gulag: A History , which won the 2004 Pulitzer Prize and the Duff Cooper Prize, and Iron Curtain , which in 2013 won the Duke of Westminster's Medal for Military Literature and the Cundill Prize in Historical Literature. She is Professor of Practice at the Institute for Global Affairs, London School of Economics, and a columnist for the Washington Post . She divides her time between Britain and Poland. Klappentext The first major history in any language of the Soviet Gulag system. Based on a wide selection of Gulag memoirs and archives only recently made available. Uncovers the vast system of Soviet camps that were responsible for the deaths of countless millions. The hardback was a bestseller and this will receive widespread review and radio coverage. "It should become the standard history of one of the greatest evils of the 20th century" "Economist" Zusammenfassung Reveals one of the greatest horrors of the 20th century: the system of Soviet camps that are responsible for the deaths of countless millions. This work presents history of the camp: from its origins under the tsars, to its colossal expansion under Stalin's reign of terror, its zenith in the late 1940s and eventual collapse in the era of glasnost.

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Anne Applebaum is the author of several books, including Gulag: A History, which won the 2004 Pulitzer Prize and the Duff Cooper Prize, and Iron Curtain, which in 2013 won the Duke of Westminster's Medal for Military Literature and the Cundill Prize in Historical Literature. She is Professor of Practice at the Institute for Global Affairs, London School of Economics, and a columnist for the Washington Post. She divides her time between Britain and Poland.



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The first major history in any language of the Soviet Gulag system. Based on a wide selection of Gulag memoirs and archives only recently made available. Uncovers the vast system of Soviet camps that were responsible for the deaths of countless millions. The hardback was a bestseller and this will receive widespread review and radio coverage. "It should become the standard history of one of the greatest evils of the 20th century" "Economist"



Résumé
Reveals one of the greatest horrors of the 20th century: the system of Soviet camps that are responsible for the deaths of countless millions. This work presents history of the camp: from its origins under the tsars, to its colossal expansion under Stalin's reign of terror, its zenith in the late 1940s and eventual collapse in the era of glasnost.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Gulag
Sous-titre: A History of the Soviet Camps
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Code EAN: 9780140283105
ISBN: 978-0-14-028310-5
Format: Livre de poche
Editeur: Penguin Books
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 624
Poids: 446g
Taille: H199mm x B130mm x T28mm
Année: 2004