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Bloodlands: Europe between Hitler and Stalin

  title={Bloodlands: Europe between Hitler and Stalin},
  author={William W. Hagen},
  • W. Hagen
  • Published 1 July 2012
  • History
  • Shofar
Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin, by Timothy Snyder. New York: Basic Books, 2010. 524 pp. $29.95. Timothy Snyder tells us that "Europe's epoch of mass killing is overtheorized and misunderstood" (p. 383). In the large region he designates as the "bloodlands"-Poland, Ukraine, Belarus, the Baltic states-he tallies fourteen million politically motivated murders attributable to Stalin and Hitler, ranging from the collectivization-induced Ukrainian famine of 1933 to the post-Holocaust… 
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