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To the Tashkent station : evacuation and survival in the Soviet Union at war

Author: Rebecca Manley
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2009.
Series: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Based on previously unexploited archival collections in Russia, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan, this book offers a novel look at a war that transformed the lives of several generations of Soviet citizens.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Manley, Rebecca, 1973-
To the Tashkent station.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2009
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Manley
ISBN: 9780801447396 0801447399
OCLC Number: 317573568
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2010 Heldt Prize given by AWSS W.
Description: xvi, 282 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Conceiving evacuation : from refugee to evacuee --
The official mind of evacuation : policy in the wake of the invasion --
Evacuations in practice --
Popular responses --
The journey east --
Survival on the Tashkent front --
"Our war" in Tashkent --
The return --
Conclusion : the memory and meaning of evacuation.
Series Title: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Responsibility: Rebecca Manley.
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To the Tashkent Station brilliantly reconstructs the evacuation of over sixteen million Soviet civilians in one of the most dramatic episodes of World War II.  Read more...


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"Manley's book is an impressive achievement. Through work in St. Petersburg, Moscow, and Tashkent archives, along with the use of memoir and periodical sources, she effectively documents... Soviet Read more...

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