By Prof. Cathy A. Frierson

This groundbreaking e-book deals a finished documentary background of kids whose mom and dad have been pointed out as enemies of the Soviet regime from its inception via Joseph Stalin's dying. while mom and dad have been arrested, finished, or despatched to the Gulag, their kids additionally suffered. hundreds of thousands of kids, classified "socially dangerous," misplaced mom and dad, houses, and siblings. Co-edited by way of Cathy A. Frierson, a senior American pupil, and Semyon S. Vilensky, Gulag survivor and compiler of the Russian files, the publication bargains documentary and private perspectives. 


The editors current top-secret records in translation from the Russian country files, memoirs, and interviews with baby survivors. The editors' narrative finds how such lengthy baby victimization may ensue, who knew approximately it, and who attempted to intrude at the children’s behalf. The editors convey how the sentiments from formative years trauma persist into the twenty-first century, passing from sufferers to their teenagers and grandchildren. Interviews with baby survivors additionally demonstrate their resilient skill to style efficient lives regardless of relatives destruction and stigma.

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