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Exile and identity : Polish women in the Soviet Union during World War II

Author: Katherine R Jolluck
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2002.
Series: Series in Russian and East European studies.
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Katherine Jolluck tells the story of thousands of Polish women exiled to the Soviet Union in 1939-41, and examines the ways in which their efforts to maintain their identities as respectable women  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Polish
Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Jolluck, Katherine R.
Exile and identity.
Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2002
(OCoLC)501324907
Online version:
Jolluck, Katherine R.
Exile and identity.
Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2002
(OCoLC)645839335
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine R Jolluck
ISBN: 0822941856 9780822941859 082295950X 9780822959502
OCLC Number: 48811207
Description: xxiv, 356 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: "Thus began the wandering of the Polish people": the background to exile --
"We were seized by utter despair" : from invasion to exile --
"The element that was dangerous for 'our liberators'" : the women of this study --
"After all, I am a Polish woman" : self-definition through the experience of exile --
"Women were treated the same as men" : labor in exile --
"As long as there is still a Polish woman, there will also be a Polish question" : family and nation --
"Homeless in her own body" : the body and sexuality --
"We Polish women were a model of unity before their citizens" : self-definition through the delineation of "others" --
"They abused our fatherland" : coexisting with the national minorities --
"Barely distinguishable from animals" : encountering Asia --
"You can't even call them women" : condemning the Russians.
Series Title: Series in Russian and East European studies.
Responsibility: Katherine R. Jolluck.
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"Jolluck's book is pathbreaking not only for presenting an angaging analysis of the experiences of Polish female deportees in the Soviet Union but also for pioneering a more detailed investigation of Read more...

 
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