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Children of the Gulag

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ISBN-10: 0300122934

ISBN-13: 9780300122930

Edition: 2010

Authors: Cathy A. Frierson, Semyon Samuilovich Vilensky

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This groundbreaking book offers a comprehensive documentary history of children whose parents were identified as enemies of the Soviet regime from its inception through Joseph Stalin's death. When parents were arrested, executed, or sent to the Gulag, their children also suffered. Millions of children, labeled "socially dangerous," lost parents, homes, and siblings. Co-edited by Cathy A. Frierson, a senior American scholar, and Semyon S. Vilensky, Gulag survivor and compiler of the Russian documents, the book offers documentary and personal perspectives. The editors present top-secret documents in translation from the Russian state archives, memoirs, and interviews with child survivors. The…    
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 2/23/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.760
Language: English

Note on Documents
List of Documents
List of Maps and Illustrations
List of Tables
Acknowledgments
List of Acronyms and Abbreviations
Introduction
Visionary Grown-ups Endanger Children: Revolution, Civil War, and Bolshevik Ruling Structures, 1917-1928
Child Victims of Stalin's War Against the Peasantry
Child Victims of Bolshevik Categories, 1934-1938
Children of Deported Peoples
Children of Enemies of the People During the Great Patriotic War
Reunions, Blighted Hopes, and Arrests: Children's Lives After the War, 1946-1953
Lessons and Legacies for Child Survivors
Epilogue
Appendix: List of Interviews
Chronology
Notes
Index