Skip to content
Register Sign in Wishlist
Freedom and Terror in the Donbas

Freedom and Terror in the Donbas
A Ukrainian-Russian Borderland, 1870s–1990s

Part of Cambridge Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies

  • Date Published: October 2003
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521526081

Paperback

Add to wishlist

Other available formats:
Hardback


Looking for an inspection copy?

This title is not currently available for inspection. However, if you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an inspection copy. To register your interest please contact asiamktg@cambridge.org providing details of the course you are teaching.

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • This book discusses both the freedom of the Ukrainian-Russian borderland of the Donbas and the terror it has suffered because of that freedom. In a detailed panorama the book presents the tumultuous history of this steppe frontier land from its foundation as a modern coal and steel industrial centre to the post-Soviet present. Wild and unmanageable, this haven for fugitives posed a constant political challenge to Moscow and Kiev. In the light of new information gained from years of work in previously closed Soviet archives (including the former KGB archives in the Donbas), the book presents, from a regional perspective, new interpretations of critical events in modern Ukrainian and Russian history: the Russian Revolution, the famine of 1932–3, the Great Terror, World War II, collaboration, the Holocaust, and de-Stalinization.

    • Use of former KGB archives
    • Study of little-known region on the Ukrainian-Russian borderland
    • Much new information on important events in Soviet history
    Read more

    Reviews & endorsements

    'Kuromiya's latest work is a masterful case study of the Donbas region through revolution, civil war, the New Economic Policy, and Stalinist construction. It is based not only on a synthesis of every conceivable secondary source, but also on a detailed consideration of archives in Moscow, Kiev, and the Donbas itself. At the level of a regional study, Kuromiya's work is path-breaking.' Economic History Review

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: October 2003
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521526081
    • length: 380 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 22 mm
    • weight: 0.56kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Note on names
    Acknowledgment
    Introduction
    1. Life on the wild field
    2. Political development to 1914
    3. War, revolution, and Civil War
    4. The new economic policy
    5. The Famine
    6. The Great Terror
    7. The War
    8. The post-War years
    Conclusion
    Sources.

  • Author

    Hiroaki Kuromiya, Indiana University

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×