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American Project

The Rise and Fall of A Modern Ghetto
Venkatesh, Sudhir Alladi (Book - 2000 )
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The mass murder of 22,000 Poles by the Soviet NKVD at Katyn is one of the most shocking events of the Second World War and its political implications are still being felt today. Information surrounding Katyn came to light with Russian perestroika, which made it possible to disclose a key document indicating the circumstances of the massacre. The bitter dispute is ongoing between the Russian and Polish governments, to declassify the rest of the documents and concede to genocide perpetrated by the Soviets. British #147;Most Secret" files reveal that Katyn was considered as a provocative incident, which might break political alliance with the Soviets. The #147;suspension of judgment" policy of the British government hid for more than half a century a deceitful diplomacy of Machiavellian proportions. Katyn 1940 draws on intelligence reports, previously unpublished documents, witness statements, memoranda, and briefing papers of diplomats and civil servants of various echelons, who dealt with the Katyn massacre up to the present day to expose the true hypocrisy of the British and American attitude to the massacre.
Authors: Venkatesh, Sudhir Alladi
Title: American project
the rise and fall of a modern ghetto
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2000
Characteristics: xvi, 332 p. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Sudhir Alladi Venkatesh
ISBN: 0674003217
Branch Call Number: 363.585 V461a 2000
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Inner cities Illinois Chicago Crime in public housing Illinois Chicago African Americans Housing Illinois Chicago Public housing Illinois Chicago Robert Taylor Homes
Topical Term: Inner cities
Crime in public housing
African Americans
Public housing
LCCN: 00039621
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