Harvest of Despair: Life and Death in Ukraine under Nazi Rule

Harvest of Despair: Life and Death in Ukraine under Nazi Rule

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by Karel C. Berkhoff
     
 

Berkhoff provides a searing portrait of life in the Third Reich's largest colony. Under the Nazis, a blend of German nationalism, anti-Semitism, and racist notions about the Slavs produced a reign of terror and genocide. Berkhoff also shows how a pervasive Soviet mentality worked against solidarity, which helps explain why the vast majority of the population did not… See more details below

Overview

Berkhoff provides a searing portrait of life in the Third Reich's largest colony. Under the Nazis, a blend of German nationalism, anti-Semitism, and racist notions about the Slavs produced a reign of terror and genocide. Berkhoff also shows how a pervasive Soviet mentality worked against solidarity, which helps explain why the vast majority of the population did not resist the Germans.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674027183
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
1,426,190
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 8.89(h) x 1.24(d)

Table of Contents

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Preface

Introduction

1. Soviet Ukraine and the German Invasion

2. The Reichskommissariat Ukraine

3. The Holocaust of the Jews and Roma

4. Prisoners of War

5. Life in the Countryside

6. Conditions in the Cities

7. Famine in Kiev

8. Popular Culture

9. Ethnic Identity and Political Loyalties

10. Religion and Popular Piety

11. Deportations and Forced Migrations

12. Toward the End of Nazi Rule

Conclusion

Appendix: Tables

Abbreviations

Notes

Sources

Acknowledgments

Index

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