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Voices from the Gulag
One of the most terrible legacies of our century is the concentration camp. Countless men and women have passed through camps in Nazi Germany, Communist China, and the Soviet bloc countries. In Voices from the Gulag, Tzvetan Todorov singles out the experience of one country where the concentration camps were particularly brutal and emblematic of the horrors of totalitarian...more
Hardcover, 178 pages
Published December 4th 1999 by Penn State University Press
(first published December 1999)
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For anyone trying to understand the gravity of the concentration camp, 20th century's greatest bane, one should turn to Voices of the Gulag, not once, twice but over and over again. Todorov's narrative is simple but deeply impact full. Voices of the Gulag is a master piece from one of the greatest philosophers of our time.