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Imperium

Author: Ryszard Kapuściński; Klara Glowczewska
Publisher: London : Granta Books, 2019. ©1994.
Series: Granta editions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is the story of an empire: the constellation of states that was submerged under a single identity for most of the century - the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. From the entrance of Soviet troops into his hometown in Poland in 1939, to just before the Berlin Wall came down, as the USSR convulsed and died, Kapuscinski travelled thousands of miles and talked to hundreds of ordinary Soviet people about their  Read more...
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Named Person: Ryszard Kapuscinski; Ryszard Kapuściński
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ryszard Kapuściński; Klara Glowczewska
ISBN: 9781783785254 178378525X
Language Note: Translated from the Polish.
OCLC Number: 1099414304
Notes: This translation first published in 1994.
Description: x, 337 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Granta editions.
Responsibility: Ryszard Kapuscinski ; translated from the Polish by Klara Glowczewska ; with an afterword by Margaret Atwood.

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'The most passionate, engaging and historically profound account of the Soviet empire that I have read.' - Michael Ignatieff  Read more...
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