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Informed by way of archival paintings within the former Soviet Union and a large variety of released assets, this publication is meant to introduce scholars to Russian background in an available and provocative structure. Its eclectic essays supply readers an incomparable flavor of the complexity and richness of Russia because it has advanced from past due Muscovy to the fashionable period. this article is ideal for undergraduate and graduate scholars in Russian heritage and is a smart source for students within the field.Contributions by: Sergei Arutiunov, Richard Bidlack, Kees Boterbloem, James Cracraft, Chester S. L. Dunning, Colum Leckey, Alexander M. Martin, Susan P. McCaffray, Martha Merritt, Patrick O'Meara, Scott W. Palmer, Jelena Pogosjan, Thomas E. Porter, Ana Siljak, Douglas Smith, William Taubman, Steven A. Usitalo, Jeffrey Veidlinger, Rex A. Wade, and William Benton Whisenhunt
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In 1940, Janina Ślarzynska and her five-year-old daughter Mira have been taken by means of Soviet mystery police (NKVD) from their small relatives farm in japanese Poland and despatched to Siberia with millions of others. So begun their odyssey of starvation, affliction, crafty survival, determined get away throughout a continent, and new love amidst negative circumstances.
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Finalist, Best conventional Non-Fiction Book, Chicago Writers Association
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