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A Century of Violence in Soviet Russia

by Alexander N. Yakovlev

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: from c 1900 -,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Russia,
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • History / Russia (pre- & post-Soviet Union)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPaul Hollander (Foreword), Anthony Austin (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9605270M
    ISBN 100300103220
    ISBN 109780300103229

    Even now, more than a decade after the fall of communism, it is quite an event when a former member of the Soviet politburo writes a book condemning the Leninist project as a crime against humanity.   An acclaimed historian explores the dynamic history of the twentieth century Soviet Union. In ten concise and compelling chapters, The Soviet Union covers the entire Soviet Union experience from the years to by putting the focus on three major themes: warfare, welfare, and empire. Throughout the book, Mark Edele—a noted expert on the topic—clearly demonstrates .

    The October Revolution, then, produced a highly militarized version of socialism, one in which state control and violence became fundamental components. While Marxist ideas and categories shaped Communist policies, the Soviet state cannot be divorced from the historical conjuncture in which it arose—a moment of total war. Thinking of nineteenth-century Russia, we may find ourselves thinking of a woman’s image, perhaps one of the memorable heroines in the great Russian novels written by men: Sonia Marmeladova from Dostoevskii’s Crime and Punishment (Prestuplenie i nakazanie), Natasha Rostova from Tolstoi’s War and Peace (Voina i mir), or any of the Turgenev heroines so exemplary that a special adjective.

    Buy A Century of Violence in Soviet Russia at Angus & Robertson with Delivery - The main architect of the concept of perestroika under Gorbachev, Alexander N. Yakovlev played a unique role in the transformation of the Soviet Union. Now, drawing on his own experiences and on his privileged access to state and Party archives, he reflects on the evils of the system that shaped the country he Brand: Alexander N. Yakovlev. In the past century, he served as an editor/translator of a joint U.S.-Soviet publication of archival materials, The United States and Russia: The Beginning of Relations, His approach to "scholarly" aspirations is poetically summarized by Goethe: "Gray, .


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It is a concise, graphic, gripping, terrifying and sad story of the Russia produced by the Bolshevik/Communist Revolution/5(23). With so much of the USSR archives still unavailable for research and a lot destroyed according to the Moscow December 25 book, A Century of Violence in Soviet Russia is a critical part of history that will be used for research by historians in the future/5.

The book was written for the Russian people and is partly at least a documentation of key people who were involved either as victims or perpetrators of Soviet Violence.

Yakovlev was there. He was a senior functionary in the party when he became totally disillusioned for reasons he describes/5.

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Many mass killings occurred under 20th-century communist estimates vary widely, depending on the definitions of deaths included.

The higher estimates of mass killings account for crimes against civilians by governments, including executions, destruction of population through man-made hunger and deaths during forced deportations, imprisonment and through forced labor.

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It's difficult to imagine a nation with a history more compelling for Americans than Russia. Before the collapse of the Soviet Union, this was the nation against which we measured our own nation's values and power and with whom war, if it ever came, could spell unimaginable catastrophe for our many Americans have never had the opportunity to study Russia in depth, and to see how the.

The Nandigram violence in Nandigram, West Bengal in November was called "Red Terror" by critics of the actions by the local administration alluding at the Communist Party of India ruling in West Bengal. The situation was described as one of "Red Terror" by media.

See also.But why even Europeans, for whom we transformed their wars into peace five times in the 20 th century, (WW1, WW2, Cold War, Bosnia and Kosovo), don’t understand us?

The answer to .In resituating Russia’s Revolution within the broader European context of World War I, there is no need to replace the watershed with a one. Many of the patterns and methods of violence commonly identified with the 20th century in fact were first employed over the 19th and early 20th century, both in .