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Is magisterial and acclaimed history Anne Applebaum offers the first fully documented portrait of the Gulag from its origins in the Russian Revolution through its expansion under Stalin to its collapse in the era of glasnost Applebaum intimately re creates wh Jesus Christ With the possible exception of a few books on the Holocaust this is the single most painful work of non fiction I ve ever encountered The portra

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The Gulag a vast array of Soviet concentration camps that Gulag a ePUB #192 held millions of political and criminal prisoners was a system of repression and punishment that terrorized the entire society embodying the worst tendencies of Soviet communism In th Page 102 my book from Stalin and Beria an enemy of the people is not only one who commits sabotage but one who doubts the rightness of the Party line w

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At life was like in the camps and links them to the larger history of the Soviet Union Immediately recognized as a landmark and long overdue work of scholarship Gulag is an essential book for anyone who wishes to understand the history of the twentieth centur This is a fantastic book It is a must read for anyone who has any illusions about communism It sucks It is evil It belongs in the dustbin of historyAnne Appl


10 thoughts on “Gulag a history

  1. says:

    I read history books because of my undying belief that as a human being I am responsible for anything that humans do If murder happens it is because I have it in me as well If kindness happens it is because I am capable of kindness This belief does not put me or humanity at the center of anything I think anthropocentrism is one of the worst ways of explaining our existence but rather connects me to every other human bein

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    I have been reading some memoirs about the Soviet Gulags and I discovered that I didn't have enough knowledge of Russian history to process what I was reading about individual experiences Conseuently I picked up Applebaum's book Her book was precisely what I needed She presents a very systematic explanation of the gulags in three se

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    Page 102 my book from Stalin and Beria “an enemy of the people is not only one who commits sabotage but one who doubts the rightness of the Party line” women were arrested as “wives of enemies of the people” and the same applied to childrenPage 241 Vladimir Bukovsky “In our camps you were expected not only to be a slave laborer bu

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    A third to a fourth remains when I write this I have 8 hours left of 27 hours and 45 minutes I am chugging along but I'll tell you Gulag A History is an exceptionally hard read The topic is dark and I am usually fine with difficult subjects but this proves to be harder than I thought The book is VERY thorough C

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    Jesus Christ With the possible exception of a few books on the Holocaust this is the single most painful work of non fiction I've ever encountered The portrait of the Soviet work camp system that Applebaum develops examines in painfully minute detail every single aspect of life in and around the Gulag system from the highest levels of Sovi

  6. says:

    Read 60% of this then my interest precipitously flagged Found it redundant because I’d read most of Gulag Archipelago by

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    This is a fantastic book It is a must read for anyone who has any illusions about communism It sucks It is evil It belongs in the dustbin of historyAnne Applebaum tells the story of the gulag in fascinating detail using newly available Soviet archives and published and unpublished memoirs from those who survived the camps Their stories are chilling to say the leastIn the Introduction Applebaum discusses the dif

  8. says:

    A 5 star read without a doubt This book impacted me on so many levels I was absorbed and utterly fascinated with every word I read My family is from Russia I am a first gen American and many of the events and situations which occurred in this book related to my family history It's impact was tremendous as I learned so much of what had happened and what it must have been like for my family living and eventually escaping during St

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    I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in the era country politics WWII or even just the Gulag itself The vastness of the Gulag is astounding From small camps to giant and from city prisons to tents in Siberia and all sizes in between The variety of work that was reuired was also uite extensive from manufacturing to logging to mining to channel building With the uality of life that prisoners had to endure and how unpre

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    Among the best accounts of Stalin's system of concentration and labor camps that I know of She describes not only the organization operations of the camps as well as life within them but she also explains the role