Nick Baron (MA, MPhil, Oxon.; PhD, Bham, 2001) is Associate Professor in History at the University of Nottingham, UK. He has published two books and numerous articles and chapters on twentieth century Russian and East European history and historical geography.
Advanced students and scholars of Russia and Eastern Europe and of twentieth-century history, and everyone interested in the history of childhood and youth, and the history of migration and refugees.
Table of contents
List of Figures List of Tables
List of Abbreviations
Note on Archival References Abbreviations of Archives Acknowledgments
Notes on Contributors
1. Placing the Child in Twentieth Century History: Contexts and Framework
2. Orphaned Testimonies: The Place of Displaced Children in Independent Latvia, 1918-26
3. Relief, Reconstruction and the Rights of the Child: The Case of Russian Displaced Children in Constantinople, 1920-22
4. Memories of Displacement: Loss and Reclamation of Home/land in the Narratives of Soviet Child Deportees of the 1930s
Michael Kaznelson and Nick Baron
5. From Hooligans to Disciplined Students: Displacement, Resettlement, and Role Modelling of Spanish Civil War Children in the Soviet Union, 1937-51
Karl D. Qualls
6. Making Kin out of Strangers: Soviet Adoption during and after the Second World War
Rachel Faircloth Green
7. Lost Children: Displaced Children between Nationalism and Internationalism after the Second World War
8. Child Survivors in Jewish Collective Memory in Poland after the Holocaust: The Case of Undzere Kinder
9. Ethnicity, Identity and Imaginings of Home in the Memoirs of Lithuanian Child Deportees, 1941-53
10. Violence, Childhood and the State: New Perspectives on Political Practice and Social Experience in the Twentieth Century
LIST OF FIGURES
1.1 Soviet bezprizorniki. Newspaper cartoon, 1920s.
1.2 ‘The Ideal Child’. Newspaper cartoon, 1920s.
2.1. Aleksejs Gills.
2.2. Anna Brasmanis.
2.3. Jānis Čuilītis.
2.4. Voldemars Štrekmanis.
2.5. Aleksandrs Vaniševs.
2.6. Roberts Vetterbergs.
2.7. Gabriels Matrosovs.
2.8. Teodors Griķis.
8.1 Still from Undzere Kinder of a child
8.2 Still from Undzere Kinder of Chaim Preter
8.3 Photograph from the Stroop report of a roundup of Jews during the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising