Gulag Town, Company Town: Forced Labor and Its Legacy in Vorkuta by Alan Barenberg

Gulag Town, Company Town: Forced Labor and Its Legacy in Vorkuta

byAlan Barenberg

Kobo ebook | August 26, 2014

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This insightful volume offers a radical reassessment of the infamous “Gulag Archipelago” by exploring the history of Vorkuta, an arctic coal-mining outpost originally established in the 1930s as a prison camp complex. Author Alan Barenberg’s eye-opening study reveals Vorkuta as an active urban center with a substantial nonprisoner population where the borders separating camp and city were contested and permeable, enabling prisoners to establish social connections that would eventually aid them in their transitions to civilian life. With this book, Barenberg makes an important historical contribution to our understanding of forced labor in the Soviet Union and its enduring legacy.
Title:Gulag Town, Company Town: Forced Labor and Its Legacy in VorkutaFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 26, 2014Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0300206828

ISBN - 13:9780300206821

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