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Author Jolluck, Katherine R.
Title Exile and identity : Polish women in the Soviet Union during World War II / Katherine R. Jolluck.
Imprint Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2002.

Author Jolluck, Katherine R.
Series Pitt series in Russian and East European studies.
Series in Russian and East European studies.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Poland.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Soviet Union.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Polish.
Exiles -- Soviet Union.
Polish people -- Soviet Union.
Description xxiv, 356 pages ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (335-346) and index.
Contents "Thus began the wandering of the Polish people": the background to exile -- "We were seized by utter despair" : from invasion to exile -- "The element that was dangerous for 'our liberators'" : the women of this study -- "After all, I am a Polish woman" : self-definition through the experience of exile -- "Women were treated the same as men" : labor in exile -- "As long as there is still a Polish woman, there will also be a Polish question" : family and nation -- "Homeless in her own body" : the body and sexuality -- "We Polish women were a model of unity before their citizens" : self-definition through the delineation of "others" -- "They abused our fatherland" : coexisting with the national minorities -- "Barely distinguishable from animals" : encountering Asia -- "You can't even call them women" : condemning the Russians.
ISBN 0822941856
OCLC # 48811207
Table of Contents
Pt. 1"Thus Began the Wandering of the Polish People": The Background to Exile1
 1"We Were Seized by Utter Despair": From Invasion to Exile3
 2"The Element that Was Dangerous for 'Our Liberators'": The Women of This Study21
Pt. 2"After All, I Am a Polish Woman": Self-Definition through the Experience of Exile37
 3"Women Were Treated the Same as Men": Labor in Exile45
 4"As Long as There Is Still a Polish Woman, There Will Also Be a Polish Question": Family and Nation87
 5"Homeless in Her Own Body": The Body and Sexuality142
Pt. 3"We Polish Women Were a Model of Unity before Their Citizens": Self-Definition through the Delineation of "Others"183
 6"They Abused Our Fatherland": Coexisting with the National Minorities189
 7"Barely Distinguishable from Animals": Encountering Asia220
 8"You Can't Even Call Them Women": Condemning the Russians245
 Selected Bibliography335

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