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Beyond memory : the Crimean Tatars' deportation and return

Author: Greta Lynn Uehling
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Series: Anthropology, history, and the critical imagination.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In the final days of World War II, Stalin ordered the deportation of the entire Crimean Tatar population, nearly 200,000 people. Beyond Memory offers the first ethnographic exploration of this event, as well as the 50 year movement for repatriation. Many of the Crimean Tatars have returned in a process that involves squatting on vacant land and self-immolation. Uehling asks how they became willing to die for their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Uehling, Greta Lynn.
Beyond memory.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004
(DLC) 2003063697
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Greta Lynn Uehling
ISBN: 9781403981271 1403981272 9781403962645 1403962642 9781403962652 1403962650
OCLC Number: 560466138
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 294 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Dedication --
Acknowledgments --
List of Illustrations --
Introduction --
The Lay of the Historic Land --
The Faces of Public Memory --
Exile: Recalling the 1944 Deportation --
Family Practices: The Social Circulation of Memory and Sentiments --
The Crimean Tartar National Movement: Memories of Power and the Power of Memory --
How Death Came To Be Beautiful --
Houses and Homelands: The Reterritorialization of Crimean Tatars --
Sequel --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Anthropology, history, and the critical imagination.
Other Titles: Crimean Tatars' deportation and return
Responsibility: Greta Lynn Uehling.

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This book offers the first in-depth, ethnographic exploration of the Crimean Tatars' experience of deportation from Ukraine at the end of World War II, examining how "memories" and sentiments were  Read more...
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