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A biography of no place : from ethnic borderland to Soviet heartland

Author: Kate Brown
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is a biography of a borderland between Russia and Poland, a region where, in 1925, people identified as Poles, Germans, Jews, Ukrainians, and Russians lived side by side. Over the next three decades, this mosaic of cultures was modernized and homogenized out of existence by the ruling might of the Soviet Union, then Nazi Germany and finally, Polish and Ukrainian nationalism. By the 1950s, this "no place"
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brown, Kate (Kathryn L.).
Biography of no place.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607063930
Online version:
Brown, Kate (Kathryn L.).
Biography of no place.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)608965143
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Brown
ISBN: 0674011686 9780674011687 0674019490 9780674019492
OCLC Number: 52727650
Awards: Winner of Heldt Prizes 2004
Winner of George Louis Beer Prize 2004
Commended for Wayne S. Vucinich Book Prize 2005
Nominated for Mark Lynton History Prize 2005
Nominated for Herbert Baxter Adams Prize 2004
Nominated for George L. Mosse Prize 2004
Nominated for Orbis Book Prize in Polish Studies 2005
Nominated for Lionel Gelber Prize 2005
Description: xii, 308 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Inventory --
2. Ghosts in the Bathhouse --
3. Moving Pictures --
4. The Power to Name --
5. A Diary of Deportation --
6. The Great Purges and the Rights of Man --
7. Deportee into Colonizer --
8. Racial Hierarchies.
Responsibility: Kate Brown.
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Drawing on recently opened archives, ethnography, and oral interviews that were unavailable a decade ago, A Biography of No Place reveals Stalinist and Nazi history from the perspective of the remote  Read more...

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A Biography of No Place is one of the most original and imaginative works of history to emerge in the western literature on the former Soviet Union in the last ten years. Historiographically Read more...

 
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