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Author Naimark, Norman M.

Title Stalin's genocides / Norman M. Naimark
Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 163 pages)
Series Human rights and crimes against humanity
Human rights and crimes against humanity.
Contents The genocide issue -- The making of a genocidaire -- Dekulakization -- The Holodomor -- Removing nations -- The Great Terror -- The crimes of Stalin and Hitler -- Conclusions
Summary Between the early 1930s and his death in 1953, Joseph Stalin had more than a million of his own citizens executed. Millions more fell victim to forced labor, deportation, famine, bloody massacres, and detention and interrogation by Stalin's henchmen. Stalin's Genocides is the chilling story of these crimes. The book puts forward the important argument that brutal mass killings under Stalin in the 1930s were indeed acts of genocide and that the Soviet dictator himself was behind them. Norman Naimark, one of our most respected authorities on the Soviet era, challenges the widely held notion that
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-154) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953.
Genocide -- Soviet Union -- History.
Human rights -- Soviet Union -- History.
International law -- Soviet Union -- History.
Mass murder -- Soviet Union -- History.
Political persecution -- Soviet Union -- History.
Political purges -- Soviet Union -- History.
USSR -- History -- 1925-1953.
USSR -- Politics and government -- 1917-1936.
USSR -- Politics and government -- 1936-1953.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1400836069 (electronic bk.)
9781400836062 (electronic bk.)
(hbk. ; alk. paper)
(hbk. ; alk. paper)