Up from Serfdom My Childhood and Youth in Russia, 1804-1824

ISBN-10: 0300097166

ISBN-13: 9780300097160

Edition: 2002

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Aleksandr Nikitenko, descended from once-free Cossacks, was born into serfdom in provincial Russia in 1804. In this book, he recollects the details of his childhood and youth in servitude, as well as the freedom he gained in 1824.
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 8/11/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Helen Saltz Jacobson is a freelance writer and translator known for her translation of Nikitenko's 1826-1874 diaries.

Translator's Note
My Roots
My Parents
Father's First Attempt to Introduce Truth Where It Wasn't Wanted
My Early Childhood
Home from Exile
Father Returns from St. Petersburg
1811: New Place, New Faces
Our Life in Pisaryevka, 1812-1815
Fate Strikes Again
Waiting in Voronezh
Ostrogozhsk: I Go Out into the World
My Friends and Activities in Ostrogozhsk
My Friends in the Military; General Yuzefovich; The Death of My Father
Farewell, Ostrogozhsk
Home Again in Ostrogozhsk
The Dawn of a New Day
St. Petersburg: My Struggle for Freedom
Translator's Epilogue
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