Publish date: April 29th 2003
Pages no: 677
Edition language: English
, World War II
, European History
, World History
hmm the daughter of the top white-shoe law firm in D.C. and a curator at Corcoran; a product of Sidwell Friends School, Yale (B.A., 1986), a Marshall Scholar (LSE, 1987), studies at Oxford, works for the Economist and marries the Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs.wow!in other words, the purest pure...
Exhaustive and fascinating study of the history of the Gulag.
Release Date: April 9, 2004 | ISBN-10: 1400034094 | ISBN-13: 978-1400034093 | Edition: First EditionThe Gulag--a vast array of Soviet concentration camps that held millions of political and criminal prisoners--was a system of repression and punishment that terrorized the entire society, embodying th...
The title says it all this book is a look into the Gulag, the organized labour camps that housed million of convicts in the Soviet Union from the early 20th century until well into the 1980s...this is an incredibly well researched and tightly documented book. Anne Applebaum gained access to informat...
Very well written. Unfortunately, I couldn't finish this b/c it was too long and depressing which is a disservice to the author's hard work and mettle.