This library exhibition catalogue is a survey of current knowledge about the Ukrainian Famine of 1932-1933. Intended to be a ready source of information and documentation as well as a guide for further research, this publication consists of a concise, well-illustrated historical narrative, a brief summary of scholarly research on the subject, excerpts from a wide range of sources, and an extensive bibliography.
The following aspects of the Famine and its historical context are presented: the Ukrainian Revolution 1917-1921; the development of Bolshevik policy toward the nationalities and the peasantry; the Ukrainian Socialist Soviet Republic arid the policy of Ukrainization; the Ukrainian cultural renaissance of the 1920s; Stalin's seizure of powerpurges, collectivization, and industrialization; the Famine in the contemporary western press; the Famine in memoirs and published eyewitness accounts; the Famine in literature; and commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Famine.
About the Author
Dr. James E. Mace is a post-doctoral fellow in the Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University.
Table of Contents
Part 1: The Ukrainian Revolution 1917-1921
Part 2: The Ukrainian Socialist Soviet Republic and the Policy of Ukrainization
Part 3: The Ukrainian Cultural Renaissance of the 1920s
Part 4: Stalin's Seizure of Power: Purges, Collectivization and Industrialization
Part 5: Scenes of the Ukrainian Famine 1932-1933
Part 6: The Famine in the Contemporary Western Press
Part 7: The Famine in Memoirs and Published Eyewitness Accounts
Part 8: The Famine in Literature
Part 9: Scholarship on the Famine and on its Historical Context
Part 10: Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Famine
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