The Unquiet Ghost: Russians Remember Stalin / Edition 1

The Unquiet Ghost: Russians Remember Stalin / Edition 1

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by Adam Hochschild
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0618257470

ISBN-13: 9780618257478

Pub. Date: 02/28/2003

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt


Although some twenty million people died during Stalin’s reign of terror, only with the advent of glasnost did Russians begin to confront their memories of that time. In 1991, Adam Hochschild spent nearly six months in Russia talking to gulag survivors, retired concentration camp guards, and countless others. The result is a riveting evocation of a country

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Although some twenty million people died during Stalin’s reign of terror, only with the advent of glasnost did Russians begin to confront their memories of that time. In 1991, Adam Hochschild spent nearly six months in Russia talking to gulag survivors, retired concentration camp guards, and countless others. The result is a riveting evocation of a country still haunted by the ghost of Stalin.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618257478
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Edition description:
First Mariner Books Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
206,486
Product dimensions:
(w) x (h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceiii
Chart: Major Events in 20th-Century Russian and Soviet Historyix
Introduction: The Great Silencexiii
Mapxxviii
Moscow I
1.Father and Son3
2.The Uses of Memory16
3.To See Things As They Are28
Siberia I
4."Why Are We Weeping?"43
5.Lunch with the Colonel60
6.Souls Living and Dead74
Moscow II
7.Believers95
8."The Stalin in Us"115
9.Beyond Black and White128
10.Paths Not Taken138
11."The Interrogation Has Been Interrupted"150
12.Library of Death171
13.An Empty Field186
Siberia II
14.Secrets of the Riverbank197
15.Two Fathers, Two Daughters206
16.Shark and Angel219
The Dark Side of the Moon
17.Beyond the Pole Star235
18.The Inmost Circle249
19.The Power of Facing Unpleasant Facts268
20.Port of Arrival278
Bibliography and Acknowledgments289
Index297

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The Unquiet Ghost: Russians Remember Stalin 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Dear Adam. My name Olga Matlash. If you remember me. It seems me, that today i can to speak you more, becouse i stay older and i stay understand many questings on the other hand. To my great regret, Grashoven was died, archive to bring from Lubyanka lack of coordination. Now I have own Bar lawyer 'Vindictum' and want to right about russian rehabilitation remember Stalin today.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago