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Russia Abroad

A Cultural History of the Russian Emigration, 1919-1939

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Russia Abroad by Marc Raeff
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The dramatic events of the twentieth century have often brought about the mass migration of intellectuals, professionals, writers, and artists. One of the first such migrations occurred in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution, when more than a million Russians were forced into exile. What distinguishes this emigration from other such episodes in European history is the extent to which the emigres succeeded in reconstituting and preserving their cultural creativity in the West. Marc Raeff has written the first comprehensive cultural history of the 'Great Russian Emigration'. He concludes with an assessment of the Russian emigration's impact on the development of modern Western culture.

Author Biography

Author/editor of many books, including Understanding Imperial Russia (1984) and Peter the Great Changes Russia (1972)
Release date Australia
January 1st, 1990
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Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
4 pp halftones, tables
Imprint
Oxford University Press Inc
Pages
248
Dimensions
148x225x22
ISBN-13
9780195056839
Product ID
1808620

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