Ecocide in the USSR: health and nature under siege

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The authors supply the first authoritative measure of the costs of the impending Soviet health situation and its political consequences, as they tell a grim tale of a failed medical system, poisoned cities, land left unfit for agriculture, and a people too weak to meet the nation's industrial and military needs.

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Demographer Feshbach and journalist Friendly show how 70 years of unregulated industrial pollution have both devastated the Soviet environment and created a host of medical problems that Russia's ... Read full review


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Freshbach is Research Professor of Demography at Georgetown University.

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