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Bloodlands : Europe between Hitler and Stalin

Author: Timothy Snyder
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this revelatory book, Timothy Snyder offers a groundbreaking investigation of Europe's killing fields and a sustained explanation of the motives and methods of both Hitler and Stalin. He anchors the history of Hitler's Holocaust and Stalin's Terror in their time and place and provides a fresh account of the relationship between the two regimes.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Joseph Stalin; Adolf Hitler; Josef Stalin; Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler; Joseph Stalin; Iosif V Stalin; Adolf Hitler
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Snyder
ISBN: 9780465002399 0465002390 9780465031474 0465031471
OCLC Number: 449858698
Awards: Finalist, Cundill Prize in Historical Literature, 2011.
Description: xix, 524 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Hitler and Stalin --
The Soviet famines --
Class terror --
National terror --
Molotov-Ribbentrop Europe --
The economics of apocalypse --
Final solution --
Holocaust and revenge --
The Nazi death factories --
Resistance and incineration --
Ethnic cleansings --
Stalinist antisemitism --
Humanity.
Responsibility: Timothy Snyder.

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A prize-winning historian recasts the history of modern Europe around its central catastrophe: the fourteen million people killed by totalitarian regimes in the lands between Hitler and Stalin  Read more...
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The Wichita Eagle "Snyder has written a painstakingly researched book which manages to strike a balance between superb scholarship and gut-churning drama. To say that the horrors depicted in this Read more...

 
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Required reading for world citizens

by dawnetortorella (WorldCat user published 2013-12-10) Excellent Permalink

This book should be required reading of all world citizens. Timothy Snyder outlines the policies and actions of Hitler and Stalin between 1933 and 1945 and the effect they had on the people living in Eastern Europe (Poland, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia and the Baltic states). The Nazis and the Soviets,...
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