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The Soviet Gulag: Genocide? Democide? Slavery?

Oral histories and testimonies

Sound Archives: European Memories of the Gulag, French Institute for Demographic Studies (INED) and Centre for Russian, Caucasian and Central European Studies (CERCES, EHESS/CNRS)

Finkelstein, Leonid. 2013. "The Soviet Gulag." Witness. BBC Radio 4. London: BBC R4, July 14. (14 mins)


Bardach, Janusz, and Kathleen Gleeson. Man Is Wolf to Man: Surviving the Gulag. Berkeley, Calif: University of California Press, 1998.   Main DK771.K67 B373 1998

Dolgun, Alexander., and Patrick Watson. Alexander Dolgun’s Story: an American in the Gulag. 1st ed. New York: Knopf, 1975.  Main HV8959.R9 D57

Ginzburg, Evgenii︠a︡, Paul Stevenson, and Max Hayward. Journey into the Whirlwind. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975.  Main DK268.3 .G513 1975

Johansen, Ilse, Heather Marshall, and Hans Rudolf Gahler. Surviving the Gulag: a German Woman’s Memoir. Edited by Heather Marshall. Translated by Hans Rudolf Gahler. Edmonton, Alberta: University of Alberta Press, 2016. (Available Online)

Mochulsky, Fyodor Vasilevich, and Deborah A. Kaple. Gulag Boss a Soviet Memoir. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. (Available Online)

Petkevich, T. V. (Tamara Vladimirovna), Yasha Klots, Ross Ufberg, Joshua Rubenstein, and Julia Fauci. Memoir of a Gulag Actress. Translated by Yasha Klots and Ross Ufberg. DeKalb, Illinois: Northern Illinois University Press, 2010. (Available Online)