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The Moment of Opportunity

Adeeb Khalid

in Making Uzbekistan: Nation, Empire, and Revolution in the Early USSR

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454097
eISBN:
9781501701351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454097.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter narrates the events that happened after the fall of the Tsarist Autocracy in February 1917. The abdication of the tsar was universally acclaimed as the dawn of liberty—the beginning of a ... More


I survived. I speak.

Cathy A. Frierson

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300179453
eISBN:
9780300210736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179453.003.0011
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book presents the accounts of ten people whose parents were imprisoned, exiled, or executed by the Soviet Union during the Great Purge in the 1930s and 1940s. These people endured social, ... More


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