Writing the siege of Leningrad : women's diaries, memoirs, and documentary prose / Cynthia Simmons and Nina Perlina ; with a foreword by Richard Bidlack.

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  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : University of Pittsburgh Press 2002
Physical description
1 online resource (289 p.)
ISBN
  • 0-8229-7274-3
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  • English
  • Includes index.
  • Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • ""Contents""; ""Foreword""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Chronology of the Siege""; ""Glossary""; ""Table of Rations ""; ""Map: Front Line around Leningrad, 21 September 1941 ""; ""Map: Leningrad, with Points of Interest ""; ""Introduction""; ""Diaries and Letters""; ""Memoirs and Oral Histories""; ""Documentary Prose""; ""Conclusion""; ""Notes""; ""Index""
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  • Electronic books.
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  • English
  • Silver Winner, ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year, History From September 1941 until January 1944, Leningrad suffered under one of the worst sieges in the history of warfare. At least one million civilians died, many during the terribly cold first winter. Bearing the brunt of this hardship-and keeping the city alive through their daily toil and sacrifice-were the women of Leningrad. Yet their perspective on life during the siege has been little examined. Cynthia Simmons and Nina Perlina have searched archival holdings for letters and diaries written during the siege, conducted interviews wi

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Writing the siege of Leningrad : women's diaries, memoirs, and documentary prose / Cynthia Simmons and Nina Perlina ; with a foreword by Richard Bidlack.

Author
Published
  • Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press c2005
Physical description
xli, 242 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 0822958694
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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