From The Author Of The Pulitzer Prize Winning Gulag And The National Book Award Finalist Iron Curtain, A Revelatory History Of One Of Stalin S Greatest CrimesIn Stalin Launched His Policy Of Agricultural Collectivization In Effect A Second Russian Revolution Which Forced Millions Of Peasants Off Their Land And Onto Collective Farms The Result Was A Catastrophic Famine, The Most Lethal In European History At Least Million People Died Between And In The USSR But Instead Of Sending Relief The Soviet State Made Use Of The Catastrophe To Rid Itself Of A Political Problem In Red Famine, Anne Applebaum Argues That Than Million Of Those Dead Were Ukrainians Who Perished Not Because They Were Accidental Victims Of A Bad Policy But Because The State Deliberately Set Out To Kill ThemApplebaum Proves What Has Long Been Suspected After A Series Of Rebellions Unsettled The Province, Stalin Set Out To Destroy The Ukrainian Peasantry The State Sealed The Republic S Borders And Seized All Available Food Starvation Set In Rapidly, And People Ate Anything Grass, Tree Bark, Dogs, Corpses In Some Cases, They Killed One Another For Food Devastating And Definitive, Red Famine Captures The Horror Of Ordinary People Struggling To Survive Extraordinary Evil
Journalist and Pulitzer Prize winning author who has written extensively about communism and the development of civil society in Central and Eastern Europe Since 2006, she is a columnist and member of the editorial board of the Washington Post.She is married to Rados aw Sikorski, the Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs They have two children, Alexander and Tadeusz.
- 461 pages
- Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine, 1921-1933
- Anne Applebaum
- 20 November 2018 Anne Applebaum