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Author Nikitenko, A. (Aleksandr), 1804 or 1805-1877.

Title Up from serfdom : my childhood and youth in Russia 1804-1824 / translated by Helen Saltz Jacobson ; foreword by Peter Kolchin
Published New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 228 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents ""Contents""; ""Foreword by Peter Kolchin""; ""Translator�s Note""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Maps""; ""Up from Serfdom""; ""1. My Roots""; ""2. My Parents""; ""3. Father�s First Attempt to Introduce Truth Where It Wasn't Wanted""; ""4. My Early Childhood""; ""5. Exile""; ""6. Home from Exile""; ""7. Father Returns from St. Petersburg""; ""8. 1811: New Place, New Faces""; ""9. Our Life in Pisaryevka, 1812�1815""; ""10. School""; ""11. Fate Strikes Again""; ""12. Waiting in Voronezh""; ""13. Ostrogozhsk: I Go Out into the World""; ""14. My Friends and Activities in Ostrogozhsk""
""15. My Friends in the Military General Yuzefovich; The Death of My Father""; ""16. Farewell, Ostrogozhsk""; ""17. Home Again in Ostrogozhsk""; ""18. The Dawn of a New Day""; ""19. St. Petersburg: My Struggle for Freedom""; ""Translator�s Epilogue""; ""Notes""; ""Glossary""; ""Index""
Summary Bernard DeVoto (1897-1955) was, according to the novelist Wallace Stegner, "a fighter for public causes, for conservation of our natural resources, for freedom of the press and freedom of thought." A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, DeVoto is best remembered for his trilogy, The Year of Decision: 1846, Across the Wide Missouri, and The Course of Empire. He also wrote a column for Harper's Magazine, in which he fulminated about his many concerns, particularly the exploitation and destruction of the American West. This volume brings together ten of DeVoto's acerbic and still timely essays on Western conservation issues, along with his unfinished conservationist manifesto, Western Paradox, which has never before been published. The book also includes a foreword by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., who was a student of DeVoto's at Harvard University, and a substantial introduction by Douglas Brinkley and Patricia Limerick, both of which shed light on DeVoto's work and legacy
Notes Based on Nikitenko's diaries
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-220) and index
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Subject Nikitenko, A. (Aleksandr), 1804 or 1805-1877.
Critics -- Russia -- Biography.
Serfs -- Russia -- Biography.
Russia (Federation) -- Social conditions -- 1801-1917
Genre/Form Biography.
Autobiographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Jacobson, Helen Saltz.
ISBN 0300130317 (electronic bk.)
9780300130317 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Moi͡a povestʹ o samom sebe. English