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Author Haynes, Michael
Title A Century of State Murder? : Death and Policy in Twentieth Century Russia
Imprint London : Pluto Press, 2003
©2003
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Edition 1st ed
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Note Intro -- Contents -- 1 Demography the Social Mirror? ? -- Lies, damned lies and statistics? -- Murder most foul? -- A century of population change in Russia -- The mirror of society? -- 2 The Revolt Against Class Society 1890 1928 -- Mortality in Tsarist Russia -- The class pattern of death -- War and repression -- Revolution and the vision of the future -- The waning dream -- 3 Stalin, Mass Repression and Death 1929 53 -- The pressure of accumulation -- The total number -- Death and repression -- The determinants of the normal death rate -- Wars -- The end of the Stalin era -- 4 Policy, Inequalities and Death in the USSR 1953 85 -- Judicial death and repression -- Imperialism and war -- The pattern of normal death -- Explaining the patterns of death -- National variations within the USSR -- 5 The End of Perestroika and the Transition Crisis of the 1990s -- Perestroika and the collapse of the USSR 1985 91 -- Shock therapy reforms of 1992 -- The impact of reforms: low pay, poverty and inequality -- Mistaken assumptions underlying the reform programme -- 6 Normal Deaths During the First Decade of Transition -- Unprecedented peacetime mortality -- Why so many deaths? -- Key factors of mortality decline -- 7 Yeltsin, Putin and Abnormal Deaths 1992 2002 -- Collective violence and intentional deaths -- Political crisis and civil unrest -- Death and disease in prisons -- Torture and state executions -- The war in Chechnya -- 8 Conclusion -- Class, inequality, and a quiet violence -- A century of state murder? -- Appendix: Basic Data on the Prison Camp System under Stalin -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- Abramkin, Valery -- 181 -- 183 -- Abuladze, Tengiz 90-1 -- accidents -- 75-6 -- 105 -- 108 -- 112 -- 120 -- 163 -- 205 -- accumulation -- 62-3 -- 67 -- 70 -- 73 -- 115 -- 207 -- Afanassiev, A.G. 40-1 -- Afghanistan -- 94
97-8 -- Aganbegyan, Abel -- 123 -- 124 -- alcohol black market -- 164 -- and deaths 162-3 -- and deaths 164 -- and deaths 171 -- and deaths 173 -- and tax revenue 164 -- and violence 112 -- and violence 163 -- and violence 164 -- campaign to reduce consumption 121 -- campaign to reduce consumption 162 -- campaign to reduce consumption 174 -- price rise 163-4 -- alcoholism -- 75 -- 111 -- 161-5 -- and life expectancy 161-3 -- and societal conditions 163 -- and societal conditions 211 -- Alexander II 42 -- Alexander III -- 26 -- 175 -- Alexandrovich, Sergei 27 -- Alkhan-Yurt 199-200 -- All Russian Union of Professional Association of Doctors 46 -- amenorrhoea 53 -- American Relief Administration 57 -- Amnesty International -- 186 -- 189-90 -- 200 -- Andropov, Yuri -- 48 -- 115 -- 119 -- Annenkov, Ataman 53 -- Archangel 88 -- Argentina -- 177 -- 178 -- Argumenty i fakti 112 -- arrhythmias 162 -- assassinations 42 -- Babi Yar 81 -- Babushkin, Andrei 189 -- Bakers' Union 38 -- Balkirs 83 -- Bamlag labour camp 69 -- Basayev, Shamil 197 -- Beattie, A. 172-3 -- Belarus -- 177 -- 178 -- Belkin, Major-General 85 -- Belorussia 72 -- Berggol, Olga 82 -- Beria, L.P. -- 80 -- 88 -- 91 -- Bessarabia 78 -- bin Laden, Osama 197 -- Biraben, J.-N. 65-6 -- birth rate -- 14-15 -- 16 -- 17 -- and social conditions 17 -- during Second World War 2-3 -- in post-Soviet Russia 145 -- in post-Soviet Russia 148 -- in post-Stalin era 99 -- in Stalin era 65 -- in Stalin era 72 -- in Stalin era 99 -- post-war 88 -- Black Book of Communism, The 3 -- Black Hundred gangs 41 -- black market -- 125 -- 128 -- 136 -- 164 -- Black Report -- 103 -- 108 -- 172 -- intentional deaths 177 -- intentional deaths 178 -- Suez invasion 96 -- Black Report, Britain -- 103 -- 108 -- 172 -- blood disorders 201 -- Bloody Sunday -- 27 -- 42 -- Blum, Alain -- 6 -- 7
Bobak, M. 171 -- Bogoyavlensky, D. 170 -- Bolsheviks -- 47 -- 50-1 -- 52-3 -- 60 -- 61 -- 67 -- borders, changing -- 13 -- 65 -- 78 -- Bourdieu, P. 174 -- Brainerd, E. 166 -- Brest Litovsk, Treaty of 48 -- Brezhnev, Leonid -- 92 -- 98 -- 114-15 -- 119 -- Britain [ 17 -- Budyonny, S.M. 98 -- Bukharin, Nikolai 61 -- Bukovina 78 -- burial mass graves -- 27 -- 82 -- and social class 26-8 -- and social class 120 -- and social class 211 -- Butyrka prison 183 -- Cairns, J. 102-3 -- Cambodia 96 -- cancer [neoplasm] -- 102-3 -- 121 -- 153-5 -- 174 -- 201 -- capitalism -- 5 -- 28-9 -- 39 -- 61 -- 202-5 -- cardiovascular disease -- 102 -- 170 -- 174 -- 201 -- Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul -- 28 -- 175 -- censuses -- 6-8 -- 29-30 -- 58 -- 64 -- 80 -- 105 -- 116 -- Central Council of Medical Boards 48 -- Central Medical Sanitary Council 46 -- cerebrovascular disease 102 -- Chazov, Y.I. -- 106-7 -- 115 -- 121 -- 122 -- Chechens displacement -- 83 -- 201 -- expelled from Moscow 194 -- life expectancy 201 -- Chechnya declaration of independence -- 193 -- and oil and gas pipelines 192 -- atrocities 194 -- atrocities 199-201 -- war in 180 -- war in 191-201 -- Cheka 53 -- Chekhov, Anton 35 -- Cheliabinsk tractor factory 76 -- Chernenko, Konstantin -- 48 -- 115 -- 119 -- Chernobyl disaster 121 -- China -- 77 -- 96 -- cholera -- 31-2 -- 35 -- 155 -- Chubais, Anatoly 132 -- Church, and famine 57 -- Churchill, Sir Winston -- 12 -- 97 -- circulatory system, diseases of -- 153 -- 154 -- 163 -- civil unrest -- 93-4 -- 122 -- 179-80 -- 212 -- civilian casualties -- 194 -- 196 -- 198 -- 199-200 -- class -- 205-8 -- and burial 26-8 -- and burial 120 -- and burial 211 -- and death 34-9 -- and death 62 -- and death 172-4 -- and health 17 -- and health 22 -- and health 24 -- and health 34-9 -- and health 114-15 -- and health 172-4
and life expectancy 103-5 -- and life expectancy 107 -- and life expectancy 116 -- and life expectancy 210 -- stalinism and 47-8 -- stalinism and 61 -- stalinism and 62 -- stalinism and 66 -- Clausewitz, Carl von 50 -- CMEA [Council for Mutual Economic Assistance] -- 128 -- 138 -- Cobb, Jonathan 205-6 -- Cockerham, W.C. -- 173 -- 174 -- Cohen, Stephen 209 -- Cold Summer of -- The 92 -- 53 -- Cold War -- 3 -- 84 -- 94 -- 96 -- and repression 85-7 -- collectivisation -- 6 -- 62 -- 65 -- and famine 10 -- and famine 70-1 -- and famine 72 -- and famine 73 -- Comecon 128 -- command economy -- 119 -- 125-6 -- Commissariat of Health 48-9 -- Commonwealth of Independent States [CIS] 124 -- communism, collapse of -- 3-4 -- 122-3 -- 128 -- 210 -- competition, military -- 105-6 -- 115 -- 119 -- Congress of Medical and Sanitary Boards 48 -- Cornia, G. -- 150 -- 151 -- 171 -- corruption -- 133-4 -- 199 -- cosmopolitanism 86-7 -- cost of -- 199 -- deaths 177 -- deaths 180 -- deaths 192 -- deaths 193 -- deaths 195-6 -- deaths 198 -- international community and 197-8 -- peace settlement 194-5 -- resumption of 197-8 -- support for 194 -- support for 198 -- Council of Europe 190-1 -- crime -- 92-3 -- 122 -- and conviction rates 181-4 -- and poverty 184 -- organised 92 -- organised 134 -- organised 199 -- political 93 -- Crimean Tartars 83 -- criminal justice system jury trials -- 191 -- and rehabilitation 186-7 -- Cuban missile crisis -- 94 -- 106 -- Czechoslovakia 95 -- Dabrowa basin 42 -- Dagestan 197 -- Damansky Island 96 -- Davis, C. 159-61 -- Davis, R.W. 58-9 -- death penalty -- 46 -- 69 -- 70 -- 92 -- 93 -- 187-91 -- death rate and age -- 16-17 -- 148-50 -- and class inequalities 34-9 -- and class inequalities 62 -- and class inequalities 172-5 -- and class inequalities 204-5 -- and economic policy 10
and economic policy 11-13 -- and economic policy 19-20 -- and educational level 104-5 -- and gender 32 -- and gender 33 -- and gender 148-50 -- and output per capita 103 -- and output per capita 150-1 -- and social conditions 17-25 -- and social conditions 26 -- and social conditions 28 -- and social conditions 31 -- and social conditions 35-7 -- and social conditions 107-12 -- and social conditions 168-70 -- ethnic differences 170 -- national variations within USSR 115-18 -- deaths abnormal -- 1 -- 18 -- 24 -- 66 -- 176-201 -- and intent 10-11 -- and intent 176-8 -- and military competition 105-6 -- and prison conditions 41 -- and prison conditions 69-70 -- and prison conditions 186 -- and responsibility 9-13 -- and responsibility 49 -- and responsibility 53 -- and responsibility 71-2 -- and responsibility 73 -- and stress 170-1 -- and stress 173 -- causes of 30-2 -- causes of 37-8 -- causes of 153-5 -- external causes 165 -- from disease 30-4 -- from disease 38-9 -- from famine 57 -- from famine 71-2 -- from famine 87 -- from state violence 176 -- from state violence 178 -- from state violence 205 -- in Chechen war 192 -- in Chechen war 194 -- in Chechen war 195-6 -- in Chechen war 198 -- in Chechen war 201 -- in First World War 43-5 -- in First World War 46 -- in glasnost era 121-2 -- in mass protests 94 -- in Moscow theatre siege 191-2 -- in post-revolutionary Russia 58-9 -- in post-Soviet Russia 4 -- in post-Soviet Russia 145-50 -- in post-Soviet Russia 168 -- in post-Soviet Russia 210-11 -- in post-Stalin era 98-112 -- in Russian Civil War [ 53-6 -- in Russian Civil War [ 111-12 -- in Russo-Japanese war 40 -- in Second World War 2 -- in Second World War 18 -- in Second World War 80-4 -- in Stalin era 6-8 -- in Stalin era 10 -- in Stalin era 18 -- in Stalin era 63-4
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A fascinating demographic study of Russian society through the 20th century
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Haynes, Michael A Century of State Murder? : Death and Policy in Twentieth Century Russia London : Pluto Press,c2003 9780745319315
Subject Mortality -- Soviet Union -- History.;Mortality -- Russia (Federation);Life expectancy -- Soviet Union -- History.;Life expectancy -- Russia (Federation);Soviet Union -- Statistics, Vital -- History.;Soviet Union -- Population policy
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