By Peter Gatrell
"... a sign contribution to a becoming literature on a phenomenon that has turn into tragically pervasive within the twentieth century.... This hugely unique account combines exemplary empirical examine with the really appropriate program of various easy methods to discover the far-reaching ramifications of ‘a entire empire walking.’" ―Vucinich Prize citation
"An very important contribution not just to fashionable Russian background but in addition to an ongoing repositioning of Russia in broader eu and global old processes.... elegantly written... hugely innovative." ―Europe-Asia stories
Drawing on formerly unused archival fabric in Russia, Latvia, and Armenia and on insights from social and important thought, Peter Gatrell considers the origins of displacement and its political implications and offers a detailed research of humanitarian tasks and the relationships among refugees and the groups within which they settled.
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