The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression (review)

  title={The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression (review)},
  author={Amir Weiner},
  journal={Journal of Interdisciplinary History},
  • A. Weiner
  • Published 1 November 2001
  • History
  • Journal of Interdisciplinary History
burden on their parents. According to the authors, many of the children are not abandoned; they have voluntarily left their parents for personal independence. They should not be rescued so much as empowered. Fair as this argument is, however, it is hard to see how children sold into prostitution by their parents and held as debt slaves can be regarded as free, and empowered as such, although this may be a limiting case. Finally, Heather Montgomery ands another use for the term abandonment. She… 
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  • C. Read
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