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Lynne Viola

Lynne Viola is professor of history at the University of Toronto. She
is the author of Peasant Rebels Under Stalin: Collectivization and
the Culture of Peasant Resistance
(Oxford) and is currently writing a
history of the forced deportation of peasants under Stalin.

  • Nation History September 25, 2003

    The Gray Zone

    On a hot, dusty summer day in 1998, I drove with friends from Smolensk to the village of Zagor'e to meet Ivan Tvardovsky, a survivor of Stalin's forced-labor camps and the brother of the renown

    Lynne Viola