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The Resource The family : a journey into the heart of the twentieth century, David Laskin

The family : a journey into the heart of the twentieth century, David Laskin

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The family : a journey into the heart of the twentieth century
Title
The family
Title remainder
a journey into the heart of the twentieth century
Statement of responsibility
David Laskin
Title variation
Journey into the heart of the twentieth century
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In tracing the roots of his own family, Laskin captures the epic sweep of the twentieth century. He honors the traditions, the lives, and the choices of his ancestors: revolutionaries and entrepreneurs, scholars and farmers, tycoons and truck drivers. In doing so he creates a deeply personal, dramatic, and emotional account of people caught in a cataclysmic time in world history
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YDXCP
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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The family : a journey into the heart of the twentieth century, David Laskin
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-371) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Volozhin -- The move to Rakov -- The making of a revolutionary -- The boys -- Lower East Side -- The birth of a business -- Socialist in a black satin dress -- First World War -- Pioneers -- The depression -- "We will be glad to take you back" -- In love in the land -- Return to Rakov -- "The world of tomorrow" -- Second World War -- Under the big ones -- "They snatch whole streets" -- "Aktion" -- Vilna ghetto -- Yom kippur, 1941 -- Wonder girl -- Breakdowns -- Despairing people -- Klooga -- Postwar -- Epilogue
Control code
sky2ocm71475726
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiii, 383 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780143125891
Lccn
2013017047
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The family : a journey into the heart of the twentieth century, David Laskin
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-371) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Volozhin -- The move to Rakov -- The making of a revolutionary -- The boys -- Lower East Side -- The birth of a business -- Socialist in a black satin dress -- First World War -- Pioneers -- The depression -- "We will be glad to take you back" -- In love in the land -- Return to Rakov -- "The world of tomorrow" -- Second World War -- Under the big ones -- "They snatch whole streets" -- "Aktion" -- Vilna ghetto -- Yom kippur, 1941 -- Wonder girl -- Breakdowns -- Despairing people -- Klooga -- Postwar -- Epilogue
Control code
sky2ocm71475726
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiii, 383 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780143125891
Lccn
2013017047
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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