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Survival on the Margins

Polish Jewish Refugees in the Wartime Soviet Union

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$49.95 • £39.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674988026

Publication Date: 11/17/2020


456 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

15 photos, 4 maps, 1 table


  • Note on Transliteration and Translation
  • Introduction: On the Other Side
  • 1. Esau or Laban? Wrestling with the German and Soviet Occupations
  • 2. If a Man Did Flee from a Lion, and a Bear Met Him: The Soviet Embrace
  • 3. Jewish Luck: Deportation to Siberia
  • 4. City of Want: Survival in Central Asia
  • 5. Nusekh Poyln, or Yetsies Poyln? The Polish Way, or Exodus from Poland?
  • Conclusion: Expanding the Compass of Survival
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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