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Starving Ukraine : The Holodomor and Canada's Response, Paperback / softback Book

Starving Ukraine : The Holodomor and Canada's Response Paperback / softback


From 1932 to 1933, a catastrophic famine, known as the Holodomor ("extermination by hunger"), raged through Ukraine, killing millions of people.

Although the Soviet government denied it, news about the tragedy got out and Canadians came to learn about the famine from many, though often contradictory, sources.

Through an extensive analysis of newspapers, political speeches, and organized protests, Serge Cipko examines both the reporting of the famine and the Canadian response to it, highlighting the vital importance of journalism and the power of public demonstrations in shaping government action.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 400 pages
  • Publisher: University of Regina Press
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  • Category: History: specific events & topics
  • ISBN: 9780889775602

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