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

The Soviet Experiment: Russia, the USSR, and the Successor States

The West has always had a difficult time understanding the Soviet Union For decades Americans have known a Soviet Union clouded by ideological passions and a dearth of information Today, with the revelations under glasnost and the collapse of the Communist empire, Americans are now able to see the

The Road to Terror: Stalin and the Self-Destruction of the Bolsheviks, 1932-1939

This gripping book assembles and translates into English for the first time top secret Soviet documents from 1932 to 1939, the era of the Stalin purges The nearly 200 documents dossiers, police reports, private letters, secret transcripts, and expose the hidden inner workings of the Comm

Revolutionary Dreams: Utopian Vision and Experimental Life in the Russian Revolution

The revolutionary ideals of equality, communal living, proletarian morality, and technology worship, rooted in Russian utopianism, generated a range of social experiments which found expression, in the first decade of the Russian revolution, in festival, symbol, science fiction, city planning, and t