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Stalin"s genocides

by Norman M. Naimark

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights,
  • Politics and government,
  • Political persecution,
  • Genocide,
  • Political purges,
  • International law,
  • Mass murder,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementNorman M. Naimark
    SeriesHuman rights and crimes against humanity
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK268.4 .N35 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 163 p. ;
    Number of Pages163
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25536052M
    ISBN 100691147841
    ISBN 109780691147840
    LC Control Number2010019063
    OCLC/WorldCa587249108

    Between the early s and his death in , Joseph Stalin had more than a million of his own citizens executed. Millions more fell victim to forced labor, deportation, famine, bloody massacres, and detention and interrogation by Stalin's henchmen. Stalin's Genocides is the chilling story of these crimes. The book puts forward the important argument that brutal mass killings under. Perhaps we need a new word, one that is broader than the current definition of genocide and means, simply, 'mass murder carried out for political reasons.'"--Anne Applebaum, New York Review of Books "Stalin's Genocides is compellingly written, nuanced and powerfully argued."--Times Literary Supplement "This is a small book that places a large /5(11).

    This list of genocides by death toll includes estimates of all deaths directly or indirectly caused by genocide, as defined by the UN Convention. It excludes other mass killings, variously called mass murder, crimes against humanity.   Her new book Red Famine—a masterpiece of scholarship, a ground-breaking history, and a heart-wrenching story—turns to the horrors of Soviet policy in Ukraine, specifically Stalin’s mass.

      Genocide is defined in Article 2 of the U.N. Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide () as "any of the following acts . Joseph Stalin, leader of the Soviet Union, set in motion events designed to cause a famine in the Ukraine to destroy the people there seeking independence from his rule. As a result, an estimated 7,, persons perished in this farming area, known as the breadbasket of Europe, with the people deprived of the food they had grown with their.


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In his book The Killing Trap: Genocide in the Twentieth Century, Midlarsky raises similarities between the killings of Stalin and Pol Pot. Holocaust - The term "communist holocaust" has been used by some state officials and non-governmental organizations.

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Likewise, it can be argued that the famine was used as a weapon against Ukrainian nationalism, but Naimark offers no convincing evidence to suggest that Stalin used the famine as a way to destroy the Ukrainian peasantry. In sum, this book provides the reader with deep insight into the nature of Stalin’s crimes.

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Stalin's Genocides is the chilling story of these crimes. The book puts forward the important argument that brutal mass killings. Between the early s and his death inJoseph Stalin had more than a million of his own citizens executed. Millions more fell victim to forced labor, deportation, famine, bloody massacres, and detention and interrogation by Stalin's henchmen.

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Though he acknowledges the dubious political history of the UN convention, he goes on to argue that even under the current definition, Stalin's attack on the kulaks and on the /5(11).For Naimark, labeling Stalin's mass killing “genocide” entails a rigorous exegesis of the concept itself -- its history, legal complexities, boundaries, and universe.

This is a small book that places a large exclamation point on the most incriminatingly tragic dimension of Soviet history.