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Kritika Special Issue on the Soviet Gulag (16, no. 3, Summer 2015) Contents

The Soviet Gulag: New Research and New Interpretations. Special Issue


What Was the Gulag?            469


Aglaya K. Glebova

Picturing the Gulag            476


Oleg Khlevniuk

The Gulag and the Non-Gulag as One Interrelated Whole            479

Golfo Alexopoulos

Destructive-Labor Camps: Rethinking Solzhenitsyn’s Play on Words            499

Dan Healey

Weatherhead Initiative on Global History Fellowship

The Weatherhead Initiative on Global History (WIGH) at Harvard University identifies and supports outstanding scholars whose work responds to the growing interest in the encompassing study of global history. We seek to organize a community of scholars interested in the systematic scrutiny of developments that have unfolded across national, regional, and continental boundaries and who propose to analyze the interconnections—cultural, economic, ecological, political and demographic—among world societies.