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The Big Show in Bololand

The American Relief Expedition to Soviet Russia in the Famine of 1921

by Bertrand Patenaude

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Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • International Relations - General,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe),
  • USA,
  • Reconstruction (1914-1939),
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • Political Science / International Relations,
  • Famines,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • American Relief Administration,
  • Soviet Union

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages832
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7929624M
    ISBN 100804744939
    ISBN 109780804744935

    The Big Show in Bololand: The American Relief Expedition to Soviet Russia in the Famine of Bertrand M. Patenaude: Books - (2). Compre o livro The Big Show in Bololand: The American Relief Expedition to Soviet Russia in the Famine of na : confira as ofertas para livros em inglês e importados/5(7).

    A new book, The Big Show in Bololand: The American Relief Expedition to Soviet Russia in the Famine of , resurrects this epic tale in the form of a sprawling narrative history. It is, above all, an American adventure story, set in exotic Bololand, as the relief workers called Bolshevik : Liliane Langellier.   Patenaude, who received his PhD from Stanford in , took 14 years to write The Big Show in Bololand, which received the Marshall Shulman Book Prize. But the PBS film, funded in .

    BOOK REVIEWS The Big Show in Bololand: The American Relief Expedition to Soviet Russia in the Famine of By Bertrand M. Patenaude. (Palo Alto, Calif.: Stanford University Press, Pp. xiv, Illustrations, maps, bibliography, appendix, index. $ cloth; $ paper.) In the midst of a sixteen-year hiatus in diplomatic relations. Stanford University Press, Hardcover. VeryGood. inches inches. Title: The Big Show in Bololand: The American Relief Expedition to Soviet Russia in the Famine of Author: Bertrand M. Patenaude.


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The Big Show in Bololand is a great book for academic-types and fans of Russian history. Those overwhelmed by its textbook-like format, may appreciate select chapters of Parts II, III, and IV. Execution by Hunger by Miron Dolot, an excellent memoir about a later Stalin-made famine in Ukraine, is more suitable for the average by: A new book, The Big Show in Bololand: The American Relief Expedition to Soviet Russia in the Famine ofresurrects this epic tale in the form of a sprawling narrative history.

It is, above all, an American adventure story, set in exotic Bololand, as the relief workers called Bolshevik Russia. The Big Show in Bololand book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When a devastating famine descended on Bolshevik Russia in /5.

Author Bertrand Patenaude shared the story of a US famine relief mission to Bolshevik Russia in that saved millions of lives in his book, The Big Show in Bololand: The American Relief. His first book, The Big Show in Bololand: The American Relief Expedition to Soviet Russia in the Famine of (Stanford University Press, ) is the basis for a documentary film produced for the award-winning PBS series American Experience.

Patenaude's book reviews regularly appear in the Wall Street Journal. He was educated at Boston. The Big Show in Bololand is a great book for academic-types and fans of Russian history. Those overwhelmed by its textbook-like format, may appreciate select chapters of Parts II, III, and IV.

Execution by Hunger by Miron Dolot, an excellent memoir about a later Stalin-made famine in Ukraine, is more suitable for the average reader/5. The book’s opening section of chapters recounts the chronological story of the American mission to Bolshevik Russia, dubbed by those who served as the “Big Show in Bololand.” It is followed by sections which examine the personal triumphs and tragedies of the relief workers and of their beneficiaries; the political confrontations between.

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The big show in Bololand: the American relief expedition to Soviet Russia in the famine of User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. America's initial exposure to Russia's Socialist/Communist experiment came partly through Herbert Hoover's American Relief Agency (ARA), which supported relief efforts in Europe after the Great War.

"Every generation has to learn history anew and in The Big Show in BololandBertrand M. Patenaude gives us a superb lessonBased on diaries, private letters and memoirs plus startling and disturbing photographs of the dead and dying, especially orphaned children, the book affords a shocking glimpse of Russia after the revolution."—Brand: Stanford University Press.

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