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The Resource The house of the dead : Siberian exile under the tsars, Daniel Beer

The house of the dead : Siberian exile under the tsars, Daniel Beer

Label
The house of the dead : Siberian exile under the tsars
Title
The house of the dead
Title remainder
Siberian exile under the tsars
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Beer
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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"--
Summary
An extensively researched, 100-year history of the vast Russian penal colony of Siberia chronicles how more than a million criminals of all severity levels, revolutionaries and activists were exiled into what became a brutal colony also populated by family members, fugitives, terrorists and bounty hunters
Tone
Writing style
Award
Cundill Prize in History, 2017.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
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10548542
Cataloging source
DLC
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Beer, Daniel
Dewey number
364.6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Exile (Punishment)
  • Exile (Punishment)
  • Exiles
  • Political prisoners
  • Penal colonies
  • Convict labor
  • Revolutionaries
  • Siberia (Russia)
  • Siberia (Russia)
  • Russia
  • Convict labor
  • Exile (Punishment)
  • Exiles
  • Penal colonies
  • Political prisoners
  • Revolutionaries
  • Social conditions
  • Russia
  • Russia (Federation)
  • HISTORY / Europe / Eastern
  • HISTORY / Europe / Russia & the Former Soviet Union
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Penology
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Siberian exile under the tsars
Label
The house of the dead : Siberian exile under the tsars, Daniel Beer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-440) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn947953988
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xxii, 464 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307958907
Lccn
2016009610
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)947953988
Label
The house of the dead : Siberian exile under the tsars, Daniel Beer
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-440) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn947953988
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xxii, 464 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307958907
Lccn
2016009610
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)947953988

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