9780230610637

Gulag Voices Oral Histories of Soviet Incarceration and Exile

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  • ISBN13:

    9780230610637

  • ISBN10:

    0230610633

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/15/2010
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Summary

The powerful voices of Gulag survivors become accessible to English-speaking audiences for the first time through oral histories, including interviews with the working class and intelligentsia across the former Soviet Union, including those from corrective hard labor camps and prisons.

Author Biography

Jehanne M Gheith is an Associate Professor in the Slavic and Eurasian Studies Department at Duke University.

Table of Contents

Series Editors' Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
List of Maps and Illustrationsp. xiii
Note on Transliterationp. xv
Mapsp. xvi
Introductionp. 1
Forced Laborers in the Perm Region
A Life in the Forestp. 17
Soviet but Germanp. 29
Under Two Dictatorsp. 47
Exiled and Arrested
A Mother in Exilep. 69
Surrounded by Deathp. 87
It Wasn't Lifep. 99
Children of Enemies
Three Death Certificates but No Gravep. 117
Enumerated Unitsp. 133
Children of Enemies and Then Arrested
From Privilege to Exilep. 151
Bridging Separate Worldsp. 169
Documents: Survivor Accounts and Letters
I So Desired Deathp. 193
Fragmentsp. 201
Disgusting and Hopelessp. 207
We Will Surely Diep. 211
Why Did He Ruin Our Happiness?p. 215
Fare Thee Wellp. 219
Notesp. 223
Glossaryp. 241
Measurement Conversionsp. 245
Note on Contributorsp. 247
Indexp. 249
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