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Memories of Revolution : Russian Women Remember - Anna Horsbrugh-Porter

Memories of Revolution

Russian Women Remember

By: Anna Horsbrugh-Porter (Editor)

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Published: 2nd September 1993
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Preserving the childhood memories of some of the last generation of White Russian women to experience the Revolution first-hand, this poignant collection of interviews and photographs provides a unique and moving record to life in Imperial and Bolshevik Russia.
The accounts give a personal insight into how the Revolution devastated the lives of the aristocracy, the intelligentsia and the foreigners of Mosocw and St Petersburg in the few weeks after the October 1917 upheaval. These people, previously amongst the wealthiest in Russia, were reduced to a life of poverty, persecution and exile. This forced excile has had a profound effect on these women. Their childhood memories have remained very sharp, with a volume of detail and intensity of recall peculiar to those whose premature transition from child to adult coincided with the traumas of revolution.

List of illustrations
Acknowledgements
Map of the Russian Empire circa 1900
Introductionp. 1
Anya Troupp. 8
Tatiana Vladimirovna Toporkovap. 13
Princess Sophia Wacznadzep. 26
Dorothy Russellp. 39
Irina Sergevna Tidmarshp. 47
Ludmila Mathiasp. 70
Marie Allanp. 83
Olga Lawrencep. 96
Eugenia Peacockp. 105
Ada Nikolskayap. 120
Chronologyp. 128
Notesp. 130
Indexp. 139
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ISBN: 9780415088077
ISBN-10: 0415088070
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 168
Published: 2nd September 1993
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 0.99
Weight (kg): 0.22
Edition Number: 1