Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2002.
Book — 817 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Prologue: Future corpses
pt. 1. The battlefield of famine : Russia's crisis and America's response
pt. 2. Love and death on the Volga : dramas and distractions at the famine front
pt. 3. Say it ain't so, comrade : American adventures in the communist utopia
pt. 4. Masters of efficiency : youthful America confronts eternal Russia
Epilogue: Since then
Appendix: Riga agreement.
When famine struck Bolshevik Russia in 1921, the US responded with a two-year relief mission that battled starvation and disease, and saved millions of lives. The tale told here is largely derived from the diaries, memoirs and letters of the American participants. (source: Nielsen Book Data)