Slavic Review

"The sheer magnitude, inhumane nature, and geographical layout of the deportations documented in Polian's book are mind-boggling. The following historical parallel from a 1923 article by Osip Mandel'shtam, quoted in the book, comes in handy: "Egyptian builders treat the human mass as the material that has to be sufficient and supplied in any quantity" (90). Polian's book is a must for all those interested in the nature and quintessential inner workings of totalitarian political regimes."
Reviewed book: 
Author: 
Pavel Polian
ISBN: 
978-963-9241-68-8
cloth
$54.95 / €42.00 / £35.00
ISBN: 
978-963-9241-73-2
paperback
$25.95 / €23.95 / £19.99