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Displaced children in Russia and Eastern Europe, 1915-1953 : ideologies, identities, experiences / edited by Nick Baron.

Publication | Library Call Number: JV8188 .D57 2017

"Across Eastern Europe and Russia in the first half of the twentieth century, conflict and violence arising out of foreign and civil wars, occupation, revolutions, social and ethnic restructuring and racial persecution caused countless millions of children to be torn from their homes. Examines the powerful and tragic history of child displacement in this region and the efforts of states, international organizations and others to 're-place' uprooted, and often orphaned, children. By analysing the causes, character and course of child displacement, and examining through first-person testimonies the children's experiences and later memories, the chapters in this volume shed new light on twentieth-century nation-building and social engineering and the emergence of modern concepts and practices of statehood, children's rights and humanitarianism. Contributors are: Tomas Balkelis, Rachel Faircloth Green, Gabriel Finder, Michael Kaznelson, Aldis Purs, Karl D. Qualls, Elizabeth White, Tara Zahra"--Provided by publisher.

Book cover
Russian history and culture ; volume 15
Russian history and culture (Leiden, Netherlands) ; v. 15.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2017]
Soviet Union
Europe, Eastern
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