The Harvest of Sorrow: Soviet Collectivization and the Terror-Famine / Edition 1

The Harvest of Sorrow: Soviet Collectivization and the Terror-Famine / Edition 1

by Robert Conquest, Conquest
     
 

The first full history of one of the most horrendous human tragedies of the 20th century, The Harvest of Sorrow examines the atrocities inflicted on the Russian peasantry by the Soviet Communist party between 1929 and 1933. See more details below

Overview

The first full history of one of the most horrendous human tragedies of the 20th century, The Harvest of Sorrow examines the atrocities inflicted on the Russian peasantry by the Soviet Communist party between 1929 and 1933.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195040548
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
10/09/1986
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.32(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction

Part I. The Protagonists: Party, Peasants and Nation
1. The Peasants and the Party
2. The Ukrainian Nationality and Leninism
3. Revolution, Peasant War and Famines, 1917-1921
4. Stalemate, 1921-1927

Part II. To Crush the Peasantry
5. Collision Course, 1928-1929
6. The Fate of 'Kulaks'
7. Crash Collectivization and its Defeat, January-March 1930
8. The End of the Free Peasantry, 1930-1932
9. Central Asia and the Kazakh Tragedy
10. The Churches and the People

Part III. The Terror-Famine
11. Assault on the Ukraine
12. The Famine Rages
13. A Land Laid to Waste
14. Kuban, Don and Volga
15. Children
16. The Death Roll
17. The Record of the West
18. Responsibilities

Epilogue: The Aftermath
Notes
Select Bibliography
Index

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