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Silence Was Salvation
Child Survivors of Stalin’s Terror and World War II in the Soviet Union

Cathy A. Frierson

Roughly ten million children were victims of political repression in the Soviet Union during the Stalinist era. As the sons and daughters of Soviet citizens considered by the regime to be dangerous to the political order, these children lost parents, siblings, homes, educational and work opportunities, and, in many cases, their physical health. From 2005 to 2007, Cathy A. Frierson conducted in-depth interviews with grown victims who survived the Terror of the 1930s–1950s, and the suffering and stigmatization that was forced upon them during World War II.
In these powerful and moving life histories, the now aged offspring of peasants, workers, scientists, physicians, and political leaders recall the childhood traumas...

Annals of Communism Series

2015   288 pp.  20 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300179453  $65.00 tx

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The Power of Pictures
Early Soviet Photography, Early Soviet Film

The Politics of Cultural Retreat
Imperial Bureaucracy in Austrian Galicia, 1772-1867

Isaac and Isaiah
The Covert Punishment of a Cold War Heretic

New Biography of a Dictator

Like a Bomb Going Off
Leonid Yakobson and Ballet as Resistance in Soviet Russia

Stalin and the Lubianka
A Documentary History of the Political Police and Security Organs in the Soviet Union, 1922–1953

Ukrainian Nationalism
Politics, Ideology, and Literature, 1929-1956

Family Politics
Domestic Life, Devastation and Survival, 1900-1950

Ukraine Crisis
What It Means for the West

Works in Progress
Plans and Realities on Soviet Farms, 1930-1963

Stalin's World
Dictating the Soviet Order

The Danube
A Journey Upriver from the Black Sea to the Black Forest

A History of the People

Famine Politics in Maoist China and the Soviet Union

Gulag Town, Company Town
Forced Labor and Its Legacy in Vorkuta

The Dawn of Slavic
An Introduction to Slavic Philology

Genocide on the Drina River

The Bronze Horseman
Falconet's Monument to Peter the Great

Philosophy of Economy
The World as Household

Restless Valley
Revolution, Murder, and Intrigue in the Heart of Central Asia

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