Exile, Murder and Madness in Siberia, 1823–61

Despite reports of exile proving disastrous to the region, 300,000 Russian subjects, from political dissidents to the elderly and mentally disabled, were deported to Siberia from 1823-61. Their stories of physical and psychological suffering, heroism and personal resurrection, are recounted in this...

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Main Author: Gentes, Andrew A.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 2010, 2010
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Despite reports of exile proving disastrous to the region, 300,000 Russian subjects, from political dissidents to the elderly and mentally disabled, were deported to Siberia from 1823-61. Their stories of physical and psychological suffering, heroism and personal resurrection, are recounted in this compelling history of tsarist Siberian exile
Physical Description:XIII, 290 p online resource
ISBN:9780230297661