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Author Doroshevich, V. M. (Vlas Mikhaĭlovich), 1864-1922.

Title Russia's penal colony in the Far East : a translation of Vlas Doroshevich's "Sakhalin" / translated and annotated by Andrew A. Gentes
Published London ; New York, N.Y. : Anthem Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource ([xxxiii, 479] pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Anthem series on Russian, East European and Eurasian studies
Anthem series on Russian, East European and Eurasian studies.
Contents Portraits of Sakhalin -- First impressions -- The infirmary -- The Katorga cemetery -- A day in prison -- The chains prison -- The free prison -- Workshops -- "Aid station" -- The women's prison -- The isolators -- "Reformed" -- Two Odessans -- The murderers (a married couple) -- Grebeniuk and his homestead -- Paklin (from my notebook) -- Settlements (the exile-settlers) -- The female cohabitant -- The male cohabitant -- Those who've voluntarily followed -- The homeowners -- Reztsov -- Freemen on Sakhalin -- The Katorga theater -- Katorga actors -- The Brodiaga Sokolsky -- Crimes in Korsakovsk District -- Departure -- Real Katorga -- The capital of Sakhalin -- Aleksandrovsk post -- Sentenced to penal labor -- Who runs Katorga? -- Prison wardens -- The death penalty -- Executioners -- Corporal punishments -- Katorga's ways -- Matvey's trouble -- The indefinitely-sentenced probationer Glovatsky -- Katorga types -- Initiation into the penal laborers -- Educated persons in Katorga -- Talma on Sakhalin -- The card game -- Katorga's laws -- The language of Katorga -- Katorga songs -- Katorga and religion -- Sectarians on Sakhalin Island -- Criminals and crimes -- Criminals and justice (from observations on Sakhalin) -- Katorga labors of a Konovalova -- The most unfortunate of women -- Voluntary followers -- Natives of Sakhalin Island -- Golden hand -- Poluliakhov -- A famous Moscow murderer -- The specialist -- Cannibals -- The penal laborer baroness Heimbrück -- Landsberg -- The grandfather of Russian Katorga -- The apostate -- Katorga's aristocrat -- The plebeian -- The parricide -- Shkandyba -- Hired murderers -- The suicide -- The frenzied -- The educated man -- Poet-murderers (in the form of a preface) -- Mentally ill criminals -- Sakhalin's Monte Carlo (the Katorga almshouse in Derbinsk settlement)
Summary A comprehensive evaluation of the Russian oil and natural gas industry and its pivotal role in the volatile Russian economy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 475-477)
Notes Print version record
Subject Forced labor -- Russia (Federation) -- Sakhalin (Sakhalinskai͡a oblastʹ) -- History.
Prisons -- Russia (Federation) -- Sakhalin (Sakhalinskai͡a oblastʹ) -- History.
Sakhalin (Sakhalinskai͡a oblastʹ, Russia) -- Description and travel.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Gentes, Andrew Armand, 1964-
ISBN 1843318210 (electronic bk.)
9781843318217 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Sakhalin. English