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Stalin and the Soviet Famine of 1932-33: A Reply to Ellman
R. W. Davies and Stephen G. Wheatcroft
Vol. 58, No. 4 (Jun., 2006), pp. 625-633
Published by: Taylor & Francis, Ltd.
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/20451229
Page Count: 9
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This Reply, while confirming that Stalin's policies were ruthless and brutal, shows that there are no serious grounds for Ellman's view that Stalin pursued a conscious policy of starvation of the peasants during the famine. It also rejects Ellman's claim that in their recent book [Davies and Wheatcroft (2004)] the authors neglect Soviet policy and leadership perceptions in their account of the famine.
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