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Gulag voices

oral histories of Soviet detention and exile

by Jehanne M. Gheith

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJehanne M. Gheith and Katherine R. Jolluck
SeriesPalgrave studies in oral history
ContributionsJolluck, Katherine R.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDK268.A1 G63 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24567243M
ISBN 109780230610620
LC Control Number2010019155

Works such as Gulag Voices encourage historical understanding and moral catharsis and should be welcomed by Russians and Westerners alike."-Daniel J. Mahoney, The New Criterion -- Daniel J. Mahoney * The New Criterion * "A book that weaves together chilling official history and personal stories of suffering and survival."-Contemporary Review Reviews: A book with a history all it' A history of the Gulag system in Soviet Russia. Millions of men, women and children disappeared from the districts of Russia to end up in Siberia. This was prevalent as punishment throughout Russia at the time as punishment and terrorism. Anyone /5.

  Gulag Voices (Paperback) An Anthology (Annals of Communism Series) By Anne Applebaum (Editor), Jane Ann Miller (Translated by). Yale University Press, , pp. Publication Date: Ma Get this from a library! Gulag voices: an anthology. [Anne Applebaum;] -- Collects the writings of a diverse group of people who survived imprisonment in the Gulag, recounting their experiences and relationships, and offering insight into the psychological aspects of life.

Psychologist Jordan Peterson has said that the Gulag Archipelago is the most important book of the twentieth century. [20] Historian and archival researcher Stephen G. Wheatcroft describes the book as "a fine literary masterpiece, a sharp political indictment against the Soviet regime, and has had tremendous importance in raising the issue of Soviet repression in the Russian consciousness."Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. The Gulag and the Shaping of Soviet Society. Author: Steven A. Barnes; Publisher: Princeton University Press ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Death and Redemption offers a fundamental reinterpretation of the role of the Gulag--the Soviet Union's vast system of forced-labor camps, internal exile, and prisons--in Soviet society.


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Gulag Voices: An Anthology (Annals of Communism Series) Hardcover – Janu /5(14). Gulag Voices includes 13 stories of Gulag survivors - but not their whole stories, only part of it. The first story tells about the arrest and the last story is the release from the Gulag.

In between are stories about mass rape, the daily routines, believes etc. Very well built up /5. Gulag Voices: An Anthology (Annals of Communism Series) Paperback – Ma by Anne Applebaum (Editor)/5(14).

"Anne Applebaum, who had plumbed the archives to great effect in her Pulitzer Prize-winning book Gulag: A History (), persuasively argues in the introduction to Gulag Voices that the profoundly personal perspective of Gulag memoirists mean[s] that their works—valuable as Gulag voices book 'literature and testimony'—serve a 'moral and didactic' purpose as well as an historical one.

Composed of an introduction and 16 chapters, each containing an interview with a survivor preceded by several pages of historical context and analysis, Gulag Voices is a useful addition to a literature that has hitherto been dominated by the voices of intellectuals and by: The first collection of oral histories of Gulag survivors to appear in English, Gulag Voices is a groundbreaking and long-overdue addition to the history of the Stalin era.

The interviews assembled here represent a wide range of Gulag experiences, including prisons, labor camps and colonies, and deportation settlements/5. "Anne Applebaum, who had plumbed the archives to great effect in her Pulitzer Prize-winning book Gulag: A History (), persuasively argues in the introduction to Gulag Voices that the profoundly personal perspective of Gulag memoirists mean[s] that their works—valuable as both 'literature and testimony'—serve a 'moral and didactic' purpose as well as an historical oneCited by: 3.

In Voices from the Gulag, Tzvetan Todorov singles out the experience of one country where the concentration camps were particularly brutal and emblematic of the horrors of totalitarianism—communist Bulgaria.

The voices we hear in this book are mostly from Lovech, a rock quarry in Bulgaria that became the final destination for several thousand men and women during its years of operation from to Cited by: 6.

"This is an engrossing book that lets the reader hear raw voices from the Gulag. It is at once fascinating, revealing, and sobering.

Highly recommended." - Hiroaki Kuromiya, Professor of History, Indiana University at Bloomington"Gulag Voices is an extremely valuable, stimulating, and well-conceived work of oral history.

The wide variety of people and voices found in this book is not accidental, for the Gulag itself was an extraordinarily varied place. The word GULAG is an acronym: Literally, it. Works such as Gulag Voices encourage historical understanding and moral catharsis and should be welcomed by Russians and Westerners alike."—Daniel J.

Mahoney, The New Criterion. The New Criterion - Daniel J. Mahoney "A book that weaves together chilling official history and personal stories of suffering and survival."—Contemporary ReviewBrand: Yale University Press.

"Anne Applebaum, who had plumbed the archives to great effect in her Pulitzer Prize-winning book Gulag: A History (), persuasively argues in the introduction to Gulag Voices that the profoundly personal perspective of Gulag memoirists mean[s] that their works—valuable as both 'literature and testimony'—serve a 'moral and didactic' purpose as well as an historical : Yale University Press.

Gulag Voices Book Description: Anne Applebaum wields her considerable knowledge of a dark chapter in human history and presents a collection of the writings of. LibraryThing Review User Review - mindyshalleck - LibraryThing. This collection of survivors of the Gulag stories sheds light on the Soviet concentration camps and is a must read for anyone interested in that history/5(2).

Voices from the Gulag; The Oppression of the German Minority in the Soviet Union, published by the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Lincoln, Nebraska. This book, based on available sources, tells the story, by means of personal narratives, of the German settlements in Russia.

Voices from the Gulag: Life and Death in Communist Bulgaria is a book about the survivors of the forced labour camps in communist Bulgaria between the years It was first published in France in and then translated into English in /5.

Gulag Voices: An Anthology Anne Applebaum, Jane Ann Miller Anne Applebaum wields her considerable knowledge of this dark chapter in history and presents a collection of the writings of survivors of the Gulag, the Soviet concentration camps.

A vital addition to the literature of this era,annotated for a generation that no longer remembers the Soviet Union, Gulag Voices will inform, interest, and inspire, offering a source for reflection on human nature itself%().

"Voices from the Gulag" draws on a wealth of available sources to tell the story of the German settlements in Russia, from their beginning during the reign of Empress Catherine the Great, to their accomplishments and, finally, their destruction under Stalin.

It relates the harsh Brand: AHSGR. A vital addition to the literature of this era,annotated for a generation that no longer remembers the Soviet Union, Gulag Voices will inform, interest, and inspire, offering a source for reflection on human nature itself/5(3).

Buy Book GULAG: A History is a narrative account of the origins and development of the Soviet concentration camps, from Lenin to Gorbachev. Based on archives, interviews, new research and recently published memoirs, the book explains the role that the camps played in the Soviet political and economic system.

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