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This is truly a monumental piece of scholasticism. Applebaum writes with remarkable clarity, and convincingly extrapolates both quantitative data and intimate personal stories that... Read morePublished 25 days ago by Amazon Customer
I had already read various books about the Russian prison system, BUT this book just blows me totally away. The Things that went on in the camps was enough to make me sick! Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
An excellent compendium of the various individual accounts that have been published. She puts them together in a single narrative that seems very thorough. Read morePublished 4 months ago by E. Elaine Sutherland
Your knowledge of 20th century Russia isn't complete unless you understand the place that the Gulag had in the Soviet Union. Read morePublished 5 months ago by David Burch
This is a tremendous study. Very well written and incorporating the latest research, Applebaum's "GULAG" is the best modern source of information on the subject. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Mark
Excellent reference in studying Russian history during the Stalin era.Published 7 months ago by Judy Walker
I couldn't get past her belief in the fake Holocaust and the gassing of Jews. This much is clear to me. Not one Jew died in a gas chamber in Hitler's Germany. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Daniel