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Hunger in the Soviet Union

fact or fantasy? : hearing before the International Task Force of the Select Committee on Hunger, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, hearing held in Washington, DC, October 31, 1991.

by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Hunger. International Task Force.

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  • Food relief, American -- Soviet Union.,
  • Economic assistance, American -- Soviet Union.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 71 p. :
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17662164M
    ISBN 100160375894

    In this volume, leading specialists examine the affinities and differences between the pan-Soviet famine of –, the Ukrainian Holodomor, the Kazakh great hunger, and the famine in China in – The contributors presented papers at a conference organized by the Holodomor Research and Education Consortium in The first three articles deal with famine within a single state. Wartime hunger in the USSR was more than aching stomachs; it was political and symbolic as well.” — Jeffrey K. Hass, author of Rethinking the Post-Soviet Experience “The book is incredibly well documented and researched, and essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the Soviet Union's wartime experience.”.

      An economist writing in one prominent Soviet newspaper said that income distribution is even more unequal in the Soviet Union than in the U.S. . Get this from a library! Hunger in the Soviet Union: fact or fantasy?: hearing before the International Task Force of the Select Committee on Hunger, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, hearing held in Washington, DC, Octo [United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Hunger.

      Hunger, to paraphrase the old line, makes the best sauce. Judging from Anya von Bremzen’s splendid new “Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking,” it Author: Russ Parsons. Buy the Paperback Book Hunger And War: Food Provisioning In The Soviet Union During World War Ii by Wendy Z. Goldman at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in .


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Hunger in the Soviet Union by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Hunger. International Task Force. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hunger and War: Food Provisioning in the Soviet Union during World War II. In this Book. Additional Information. The book makes a significant contribution to scholarship on the Soviet population's experience of World War II as well as to studies of war and famine.

Table of by: 6. "Hunger and War broadens our horizons on a crucial dimension of the Soviet-German War. Indiana University Press has done an admirable job in producing the book, which will prove valuable to researchers and as assigned reading for students." (SLAVIC REVIEW) "This excellent book adds much to our knowledge of the Soviet Union's home front."Format: Hardcover.

The book makes a significant contribution to scholarship on the Soviet population's experience of World War II as well as to studies of war and famine.

eISBN: Subjects: History, Sociology. Hunger in the Soviet Union fact or fantasy?: hearing before the International Task Force of the Select Committee on Hunger, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, hearing Hunger in the Soviet Union book in Washington, DC, Octo Pages: The book provides a good summary of the flawed economic policies of the Soviet Union in the s.

Destroying the incentive for people to excel and advance themselves does not work well. That Is coupled with basic problems in Communist theory that fail to put proper values on distribution, and fail to properly match production with market by: Read the full-text online edition of Hunger and War: Food Provisioning in the Soviet Union during World War II ().

Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Hunger and War: Food Provisioning in the Soviet. Hunger, Longing, Celebration: New Book Explores Soviet Relationship With Food Asked to name a country defined by its love for food, one might think naturally of Italy or France.

But Anya von. Most of what is known about poverty in the Soviet Union is gathered into a single book, the clearly titled Poverty in the Soviet Union, by Mervyn Matthews (). Here I concern myself with Part I of the book, that focuses directly on what it means to be poor in the : Jose Luis Ricon.

—Jeffrey K. Hass, author of Rethinking the Post-Soviet Experience "This excellent book adds much to our knowledge of the Soviet Union’s home front." —American Historical Review.

From the Publisher "'Hunger and War' analyses several aspects of food shortages, starvation, and food provisioning in the Soviet : Wendy Z. Goldman. Soviet countryside from the ravages of the Revolution and the Civil War.

The Soviet Union, just as Imperial Russia beforehad become a major exporter of the grain. Yet, by the same token, this partial toleration of free enterprise in the countryside stuck in the throat of the more doctrinaire of the Communist Size: 1MB.

Hunger and War broadens our horizons on a crucial dimension of the Soviet-German War. Indiana University Press has done an admirable job in producing the book, which will prove valuable to researchers and as assigned reading for students. Source: SLAVIC REVIEW This excellent book adds much to our knowledge of the Soviet Union’s home : Wendy Z.

Goldman, Donald A. Filtzer. The best author writing about common life of ordinary Russian people I've read is Natalia Nesterova (Наталья Нестерова). Her books are full of humor and warmth.

They are touching and fascinating at the same time. Her heroes are sincere, natural an. The book is incredibly well documented and researched, and essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the Soviet Union’s wartime experience. The book makes several important points about the Soviet Union’s wartime management of hunger and its struggle to feed : Golfo Alexopoulos.

11 Insightful Books about the Soviet Union Worth Reading. The history of the Soviet Union has long fascinated me- from the start of the empire when the peasants rose up against the establishment and Lenin’s Bolshevik Red Army stormed the winter gardens to the fall of the empire and the events that led up to its collapse.

After that year the Soviet Union started importing feed grains for its livestock in increasing amounts. Post-Soviet Russia. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, there have been occasional issues with hunger and food security in Russia.

In there was a notable decline in calorie intake within the Russian Federation. Although the National Socialists were at their most ruthless in exporting hunger to the Soviet Union and Poland, the plunder of foodstuffs from other occupied countries resulted in a famine which killedin Greece, increased death and infant mortality rates and spread malnutrition, particularly among children, in Czechoslovakia, Poland.

The book under review, The Years of Hunger, by Robert Davies and Stephen Wheatcroft, is the latest and largest of these revisionist interpretations. It presents more evidence than any previous study documenting the intentions of Soviet leaders and the character of the agrarian and agricultural crises of.

the industrialisation of soviet russia 3: the soviet economy in turmoil, – the industrialisation of soviet russia 4: crisis and progress in the soviet economy, – the development of the soviet budgetary system foundations of a planned economy, –, volume 1 (with e.

carr) the soviet union File Size: 4MB. Introduction In to approximately six million people perished from hunger in the Soviet Union: some four million of that number died in Ukraine, with another to million in Kazakhstan, and several hundred thousand in the northern Caucasus and Volga : Andrea Graziosi.

Get this from a library. Hunger and war: food provisioning in the Soviet Union during World War II. [Wendy Z Goldman; Donald A Filtzer;] -- "Making use of recently released Soviet archival materials, Hunger and War investigates state food supply policy and its impact on Soviet society during World War II.

It explores the role of the. 5. Starvation Mortality in Soviet Home-Front Industrial Regions During World War II / Donald Filtzer Bibliography Contributors Index. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary Drawing on recently released Soviet archival materials, Hunger and War investigates state food supply policy and its impact on Soviet society during World War II.The Soviet writer bore witness to the horrors of Russia’s World War Two and the Shoah — and deserves a place in literary history, says scholar Maxim D Shrayer.

He recommends the best books by and about Vasily Grossman.This book examines the Soviet agricultural crisis of which culminated in the major famine of It is the first volume in English to make extensive use of Russian and Ukrainian central and local archives to assess the extent and causes of the famine.

It reaches new conclusions on how.