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Soviet Power and Life in the Colonies, 1925–1929

Jonathan L. Dekel-Chen

in Farming the Red Land: Jewish Agricultural Colonization and Local Soviet Power, 1924-1941

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103311
eISBN:
9780300133929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103311.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The collaboration between foreign philanthropies and the Soviet authorities enabled thousands of Jews to leave the shtetls and settle in the agricultural colonies every winter throughout the second ... More


Introduction

Stephen A. Toth

in Mettray: A History of France's Most Venerated Carceral Institution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740183
eISBN:
9781501740190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740183.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter provides a background of the Mettray Agricultural Colony for Boys. The institution was founded by Frédéric Demetz, a Parisian magistrate. Demetz aimed to socialize criminal youth through ... More


Farming the Red Land: Jewish Agricultural Colonization and Local Soviet Power, 1924-1941

Jonathan L. Dekel-Chen

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103311
eISBN:
9780300133929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103311.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is the first history of the Jewish agricultural colonies that were established in Crimea and southern Ukraine in 1924 and which, fewer than twenty years later, ended in tragedy. It opens a ... More


From Shtetl to Colony, 1917–1924

Jonathan L. Dekel-Chen

in Farming the Red Land: Jewish Agricultural Colonization and Local Soviet Power, 1924-1941

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103311
eISBN:
9780300133929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103311.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1921, instability and lack of resources rendered the Soviet state helpless to revitalize Russian Jewry. The Jews of the shtetls had to look for some other patron. The American Jewish Joint ... More


Soviet-Jewish Farmers, 1935–1941

Jonathan L. Dekel-Chen

in Farming the Red Land: Jewish Agricultural Colonization and Local Soviet Power, 1924-1941

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103311
eISBN:
9780300133929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103311.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Up to the autumn of 1941, Soviet-Jewish farmers plowed the fields of northern Crimea, not only in practice but also in more abstract forms. Under Joseph Stalin, millions of Soviet citizens as well as ... More


A geography of living flesh: bearing the unbearable

Maria Cristina Fumagalli

in On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381601
eISBN:
9781781382349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381601.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses texts that document and elaborate upon the many different circumstances in which those living in the borderland were made ‘to bear the unbearable’, piecing together ‘a ... More


Conclusion

Jonathan L. Dekel-Chen

in Farming the Red Land: Jewish Agricultural Colonization and Local Soviet Power, 1924-1941

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103311
eISBN:
9780300133929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103311.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1924, the young Jewish settlers in the agricultural colonies appeared to be enthusiastic as they felt a new lease on life in “going to the land.” The colonization in Crimea and southern Ukraine ... More


Maison Paternelle

Stephen A. Toth

in Mettray: A History of France's Most Venerated Carceral Institution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740183
eISBN:
9781501740190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740183.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the Maison Paternelle, which opened on the grounds of the Mettray agricultural colony. The Maison Paternelle was built to resocialize bourgeois youth who had not broken any ... More


Morality, Motherland, and Freedom: The Arduous and Triumphant Journey of Michael Heilprin to America

Ferenc Raj and howard lupovitch

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 31: Poland and Hungary: Jewish Realities Compared

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764715
eISBN:
9781800343368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764715.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter highlights the life of Michael Heilprin and his journey to America. Heilprin's ideas, ideals, and guiding mottos and practices in America were shaped during his formative years as an ... More


Introduction

Jonathan L. Dekel-Chen

in Farming the Red Land: Jewish Agricultural Colonization and Local Soviet Power, 1924-1941

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103311
eISBN:
9780300133929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103311.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores Jewish colonization in Crimea and southern Ukraine in 1924, and how the agricultural colonies actually worked from the perspective of the decision-makers in Moscow, the organizers ... More


Judgment of Paris

Andrew F. Smith

in Drinking History: Fifteen Turning Points in the Making of American Beverages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151177
eISBN:
9780231530996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151177.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the history of the American winemaking industry. Early European explorers discovered an abundance of grapevines along the eastern coast of North America, and in some areas the ... More


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