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A Light, Shining in Darkness

A Light, Shining in Darkness Alexandra Popoff, Vasily Grossman and the Soviet Century, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2019, pp. ix-xi + pp. 1-326 + notes, photos, bibliography, index, ISBN 978-0-300-22278-4, reviewed by Frank Ellis I begin with … Continue reading

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Vasilii Grossman’s Just Cause

Vasilii Grossman’s Just Cause Frank Ellis celebrates a defeat for censorship  Green eyes cut the heart without a knife (Vasilii Grossman) I. Introduction:  For a Just Cause or Stalingrad? Outside the circle of people who concern themselves with Grossman’s work … Continue reading

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We Will Bury You (2)

We Will Bury You (2)  Anne Applebaum, Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine (2017), reviewed by Frank Ellis [i] A destruction process is a series of administrative measures that must be aimed at a definite group.[ii] Raul Hilberg, The Destruction of … Continue reading

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We Will Bury You

We Will Bury You (1) Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine, Anne Applebaum, Alan Lane, 2017, £25, reviewed by GERRY DORRIAN Marx wasn’t sure what to do about the peasants. Although he railed in Capital against the “corvée” or rent-in-kind that reduced … Continue reading

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Nazi Germany, some conflicting perspectives

Nazi Germany, some conflicting perspectives Richard Evans rounds off his recent contribution to Third Reich studies Richard J Evans, The Third Reich in History and Memory, Little, Brown, London, 2015, 483 pp, £25 The Third Reich in History and Memory … Continue reading

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