Against their will: the history and geography of forced migrations in the USSR
"First published in Russian as Ne po svoyey vole-- istoriya i geografiya prinuditelnykh migratsii v SSSR by OGI Memorial, in 2001." Translated by Anna Yastrzhembska. Includes bibliographical references and index. Forced migrations: pre-history and classification -- Forced migrations before Hitler and Stalin: historical excursus -- Forced migrations and the Second World War -- Classification of forced migrations -- Part I. Forced migrations within the USSR -- Forced migrations before the Second World War (1919-1939) -- First Soviet deportations and resettlements in 1919-1929 -- Dekulakization and "kulak exile" in 1930-1931 -- "Kulak exile" and famine repercussions in 1932-1934 -- Frontier zone cleansing and other forced migrations in 1934-1939 -- Forced migrations during and after the Second World War (1939-1953) -- Selective deportations from the annexed territories of Poland, the Baltic Republics and Romania in 1939-1941 -- Total preventive deportation of Soviet Germans, Finns and Greeks in 1941-1942 -- "Retributive" total deportations of the peoples of the North Caucasus and Crimea in 1943-1944 -- Preventive forced deportations from the Transcaucasia, and other deportations during the last stage of the war in 1944-1945 -- Compensatory forced migrations in 1941-1946 -- Ethnic and other deportations after the Second World War, 1949-1953 -- Patterns of deported peoples' settlement, and rehabilitation process -- Patterns of deported peoples' settlement at the destinations -- Rehabilitation and internal repatriation of Kalmyks and peoples of the North Caucasus -- Rehabilitation of Germans -- Rehabilitation of the Crimean Tatars -- Rehabilitation of Meshketian Turks -- Repressed peoples and ethnic conflicts on the territory of the USSR in the 1990s -- Part II. International forced migrations -- Internment and deportation of German civilians from European countries to the USSR -- The victors' labor balance and "labor reparations" -- Internment of Germans in Southeast Europe -- Internment of Germans on the territory of the Third Reich -- Some outcomes of the operation for the internment of Germans -- Employment of labor of German civilians from European countries in the USSR, and their repatriation -- Destination geography and employment of labor of German internees in the USSR -- Beginning of repatriation of internees, and new "labor reparations" -- Further repatriation process and its completion -- In lieu of a conclusion: geo-demographic scale and repercussions of forced migrations in the USSR -- Afterword: at the crossroads of geography and history (by Anatoly Vishnevsky).
- LCC: HB2067
- Dewey Decimal: 325
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: xvi, 425 p. : ill.
- Edition Info: (cloth)
- Migration, Internal -- Soviet Union -- History
- Forced migration -- Soviet Union -- History
- Political persecution -- Soviet Union -- History
- Deportation -- Soviet Union -- History
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Forced repatriation
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