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By Prof. Cathy A. Frierson

This groundbreaking publication deals a accomplished documentary background of youngsters whose mom and dad have been pointed out as enemies of the Soviet regime from its inception via Joseph Stalin's loss of life. whilst mom and dad have been arrested, carried out, or despatched to the Gulag, their youngsters additionally suffered. thousands of kids, classified "socially dangerous," misplaced mom and dad, houses, and siblings. Co-edited through Cathy A. Frierson, a senior American student, and Semyon S. Vilensky, Gulag survivor and compiler of the Russian records, the publication deals documentary and private perspectives. 


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

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