By Prof. Cathy A. Frierson
This groundbreaking e-book bargains a finished documentary historical past of kids whose mom and dad have been pointed out as enemies of the Soviet regime from its inception via Joseph Stalin's demise. while mom and dad have been arrested, carried out, or despatched to the Gulag, their childrens additionally suffered. thousands of youngsters, categorized "socially dangerous," misplaced mom and dad, houses, and siblings. Co-edited via Cathy A. Frierson, a senior American student, and Semyon S. Vilensky, Gulag survivor and compiler of the Russian files, the booklet deals documentary and private perspectives.
The editors current top-secret files in translation from the Russian nation records, memoirs, and interviews with baby survivors. The editors' narrative unearths how such lengthy baby victimization may perhaps take place, who knew approximately it, and who attempted to intrude at the children’s behalf. The editors exhibit how the feelings from formative years trauma persist into the twenty-first century, passing from sufferers to their teenagers and grandchildren. Interviews with baby survivors additionally demonstrate their resilient skill to type efficient lives regardless of relatives destruction and stigma.
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Children of the Gulag (Annals of Communism Series) by Prof. Cathy A. Frierson