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Russia's penal colony in the Far East [electronic resource] : a translation of Vlas Doroshevich's "Sakhalin" / translated and annotated by Andrew A. Gentes.

Author/Creator:
Doroshevich, V. M. (Vlas Mikhaĭlovich), 1864-1922.
Publication:
London ; New York, N.Y. : Anthem Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (514 p.)
Series:
Anthem Series on Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies
Anthem Series on Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies
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Standardized Title:
Sakhalin. English
Subjects:
Prisons -- Russia (Federation) -- Sakhalin (Sakhalinskai͡a oblastʹ) -- History.
Forced labor -- Russia (Federation) -- Sakhalin (Sakhalinskai͡a oblastʹ) -- History.
Sakhalin (Sakhalinskai͡a oblastʹ, Russia) -- Description and travel.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
'Russia's Penal Colony in the Far East: A Translation of Vlas Doroshevich's "Sakhalin"' is the first English language translation of the Russian journalist Vlas Doroshevich's 1903 account of his visit to tsarist Russia's largest penal colony, Sakhalin, in the north Pacific.
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).
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Gentes, Andrew Armand, 1964-
ISBN:
1-283-37786-1
9786613377869
1-84331-821-0
OCLC:
741951967