Anglais Bloodlands: europe between hitler and stalin (édition en anglais)

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A magisterial new history book about the bloodlands - the lands that lie between Stalin's Russia and Hitler's Germany - where 14 million people were killed during the years 1933 - 1944 In the middle of Europe, in the middle of the twentieth century, the Nazi and Soviet regimes murdered fourteen million people in the bloodlands between Berlin and Moscow.In a twelve-year-period, in these killing fields - today's Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, Western Russia and the eastern Baltic coast - an average of more than one million citizens were slaughtered every year, as a result of deliberate policies unrelated to combat.

In his revelatory book Timothy Snyder offers a ground-breaking investigation into the motives and methods of Stalin and Hitler and, using scholarly literature and primary sources, pays special attention to the testimony of the victims, including the letters home, the notes flung from trains, the diaries on corpses. The result is a brilliantly researched, profoundly humane, authoritative and original book that forces us to re-examine the greatest tragedy in European history and re-think our past.

Rayons : Sciences humaines & sociales > Histoire

  • Auteur(s)

    Timothy Snyder

  • Éditeur

    Vintage Uk

  • Date de parution

    01/09/2011

  • EAN

    9780099551799

  • Disponibilité

    Disponible

  • Nombre de pages

    544 Pages

  • Longueur

    19.8 cm

  • Largeur

    12.9 cm

  • Poids

    373 g

  • Distributeur

    Olf

  • Support principal

    Poche

Timothy Snyder

Spécialiste de l'histoire de l'Europe centrale et orientale et de l'Holocauste, Timothy Snyder, né
en 1969, enseigne l'histoire de l'Europe orientale à l'université de Yale. Il a publié aux Éditions
Gallimard Terres de sang. L'Europe entre Hitler et Staline, prix du Livre d'histoire de l'Europe
2013 (Bibliothèque des Histoires, 2012) et Le Prince rouge (La Suite des temps, 2013).

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