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A Whole Empire Walking : Refugees in Russia during World War I - Peter Gatrell

A Whole Empire Walking

Refugees in Russia during World War I

Paperback Published: 8th April 2005
ISBN: 9780253213464
Number Of Pages: 336
For Ages: 22+ years old

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..". a signal contribution to a growing literature on a phenomenon that has become tragically pervasive in the 20th century.... This highly original account combines exemplary empirical research with the judicious application of diverse methods to explore the far-reaching ramifications of 'a whole empire walking.'" -- Vucinich Prize citation

"An important contribution not only to modern Russian history but also to an ongoing repositioning of Russia in broader European and world historical processes.... elegantly written... highly innovative." -- Europe-Asia Studies

Drawing on previously unused archival material in Russia, Latvia, and Armenia and on insights from social and critical theory, Peter Gatrell considers the origins of displacement and its political implications and provides a close analysis of humanitarian initiatives and the relationships between refugees and the communities in which they settled.

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"... a signal contribution to a growing literature on a phenomenon that has become tragically pervasive in the 20th century... This highly original account combines exemplary empirical research with the judicious application of diverse methods to explore the far-reaching ramifications of 'a whole empire walking.'" oVucinich Prize citation "An important contribution not only to modern Russian history but also to an ongoing repositioning of Russia in broader European and world historical processes... elegantly written ... highly innovative." oEurope-Asia Studies

Introduction: Humanity Uprooted
War and the Origins of Involuntary Displacement
The Politics of Refugeedom
Resettlement and Relief of Refugees
Consolidating Refugeedom
Refugees and Gender
Refugees and the Labor Market
Refugees and the Construction of 'National Identity'
Revolution and Refugeedom
Conclusion: The Meanings of Refugeedom Appendix
Refugee Population Statistics Appendix
Questionnaire Issued by the Tatiana Committee, January 1917
Abbreviations
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780253213464
ISBN-10: 0253213460
Series: Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian and East European Studies
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
For Grades: 17+
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 8th April 2005
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.49
Weight (kg): 0.97

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