The War Against the Peasantry, 1927-1930 (Hardcover)
The Tragedy of the Soviet Countryside, Volume one (Annals of Communism Series)
Yale University Press, 9780300106121, 464pp.
Publication Date: July 11, 2005
The book, the first of four in the series, covers the background of collectivization, its violent implementation, and the mass peasant revolt that ensued. For its insights into the horrific fate of the Russian peasantry and into Stalin’s dictatorship, The War Against the Peasantry takes its place an as unparalleled resource.
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Praise For The War Against the Peasantry, 1927-1930: The Tragedy of the Soviet Countryside, Volume one (Annals of Communism Series)…
“A monumental and henceforth indispensable guide to the study of collectivization in the USSR. The documents are brilliantly chosen and deeply enlightening, the commentary exemplary, and the scholarly achievement remarkable and enduring.”—James C. Scott, Sterling Professor of Political Science and Anthropology and Director of the Program in Agrarian Studies, Yale University
— James C. Scott
“This volume–one of the most exciting in the Annals of Communism series–uncovers the Stalinist decision- and policy-making processes at work on momentous new directions for the countryside. A remarkable achievement!”—Mark von Hagen, Columbia University
— Mark von Hagen