On the trail of the Russian famine
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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford .
Written in English


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StatementFrank Alfred Golder and Lincoln Hutchinson.
ContributionsHutchinson, Lincoln.
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Open LibraryOL19530241M

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On the trail of the Russian famine. Stanford University, Calif., Stanford University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Frank . The Russian famine of –22, also known as the Povolzhye famine, was a severe famine in the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic which began early in the spring of and lasted through This famine killed an estimated 5 million people, primarily affecting the Volga and Ural River regions, and peasants resorted to cannibalism. The famine resulted from the combined effects. The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. The Russian Famine in Retrospect; THE FAMINE IN SOVIET RUSSIA, The Operations of the American Relief Administration. By H.H. Fisher. pp.

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