Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin


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Basic Books
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6.0 X 9.0 X 1.7 inches | 1.25 pounds

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About the Author

Timothy Snyder is a professor of history at Yale University and a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. The author of thirteen books, including the bestsellers On Tyranny and Black Earth, his work has been translated into forty languages. He lives in New Haven, Connecticut.


"A gigantic achievement in modern history."--Rachel Maddow, The Rachel Maddow Show
"A startling new interpretation of the period ... a stunning book."--David Denby, New Yorker
"A superb and harrowing history."--Financial Times
"Genuinely shattering.... I have never seen a book like it."--Istvan Deak, New Republic
"A brave and original history of mass killing in the twentieth century."--Anne Applebaum, New York Review of Books
"A magisterial work.... Snyder's account in engaging, encyclopedic."--Foreign Affairs
"Gripping and comprehensive.... Mr. Snyder's book is revisionist history of the best kind: in spare, closely argued prose, with meticulous use of statistics, he makes the reader rethink some of the best-known episodes in Europe's modern history."--Economist
"Snyder...compels us to look squarely at the full range of destruction committed first by Stalin's regime and then by Hitler's Reich.... A comprehensive and eloquent account."--New York Times Book Revew
"A superb work of scholarship, full of revealing detail, cleverly compiled...and in places beautifully written.... Snyder does justice to the horror of his subject through the power of storytelling."--The Sunday Times (London)