Everyday Stalinism: Ordinary Life in Extraordinary Times: Soviet Russia in the 1930s

Here is a pioneering account of everyday life under Stalin, written by a leading authority on modern Russian history Focusing on the urban population, Fitzpatrick depicts a world of privation, overcrowding, endless lines, and broken homes, in which the regime s promises of future socialist abundanc

The Harvest of Sorrow: Soviet Collectivization and the Terror-Famine

The Harvest of Sorrow is the first full history of one of the most horrendous human tragedies of the 20th century Between 1929 and 1932 the Soviet Communist Party struck a double blow at the Russian peasantry dekulakization, the dispossession and deportation of millions of peasant families, and co