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The Holodomor Reader is a wide-ranging collection of key texts and source materials, many of which have never before appeared in English, on the genocidal famine (Holodomor) of 1932-33 in Soviet Ukraine. The subject is introduced in an extensive interpretive essay, and the material is presented in six sections: scholarship; legal assessments, findings, and resolutions; eyewitness accounts and memoirs; survivor testimonies, memoirs, diaries, and letters; Soviet, Ukrainian, British, German, Italian, and Polish documents; and works of literature. Each section is prefaced with introductory remarks. The Reader is an indispensable guide for all those interested in the Holodomor, genocide, or Stalinism.
About the Author
Bohdan Klid is assistant director of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta. He has published articles on Ukrainian historiography and on contemporary popular music and politics in Ukraine. Alexander J. Motyl is professor of political science at Rutgers University-Newark and a specialist on Ukraine, Russia, and the Soviet Union. He is also the author of six scholarly books and six novels.