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The House of the Dead: Siberian Exile Under the Tsars

Daniel Beer
Format
Book
Published
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.
Edition
First American edition
Language
English
ISBN
9780307958907, 0307958906, 9780307958914
Summary
"The House of the Dead is a history of Siberia with a focus on the last four tsars (1801-1917). Daniel Beer explores the massive penal colony that became an incubator for the radicalism of revolutionaries who would one day rule Russia"--
Contents
  • Introduction: The Bell of Uglich
  • Broken Swords
  • The Boundary Post
  • The Mines of Nerchinsk
  • The Academy of Chita
  • Sibiracy
  • The Dead House
  • In the Name of Freedom!
  • General Cuckoo's Army
  • Fantasies and Nightmares on Sakhalin Island
  • The Knout
  • Woe to the Vanquished!
  • Towards Abolition : Siberia Re-Imagined
  • Battlefield of the Revolution
  • Epilogue: Red Siberia.
Description
xxii, 464 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Notes
  • "This is a Borzoi book."
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-440) and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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