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Author Cameron, Sarah I., 1977- author.

Title The hungry steppe : famine, violence, and the making of Soviet Kazakhstan / Sarah I. Cameron.

Publication Info. Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2018.

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The steppe and the sown : peasants, nomads and the transformation of the Kazakh steppe, 1896-1921 -- Can you get to socialism by camel? : The fate of pastoral nomadism in Soviet Kazakhstan, 1921-1928 -- Kazakhstan's "little October" : the campaign against Kazakh elites, 1928 -- Nomads under siege : Kazakhstan and the launch of forced collectivization -- Violence, flight and hunger : the Sino-Kazakh border and the Kazakh famine -- Kazakhstan and the politics of hunger, 1931-1934.
Summary "The book brings the largely unknown story of the Kazakh famine of 1930-33 to light, using this case study to overturn several assumptions about violence, modernization, and nation-making under Stalin"--Provided by publisher.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Famines -- Kazakhstan -- History -- 20th century.
Famines -- Soviet Union -- History -- 20th century.
Nomads -- Sedentarization -- Kazakhstan -- History -- 20th century.
Collectivization of agriculture -- Kazakhstan -- History -- 20th century.
Soviet Union -- History -- 1925-1953.
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Cameron, Sarah I., 1977- Hungry steppe. Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2018 9781501730436 (DLC) 2018007700
ISBN 9781501730450 (epub/mobi)
9781501730443 (electronic bk.)