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The Resource Gulag boss : a Soviet memoir, by Fyodor Vasilevich Mochulsky ; translated and edited by Deborah Kaple, (electronic resource)

Gulag boss : a Soviet memoir, by Fyodor Vasilevich Mochulsky ; translated and edited by Deborah Kaple, (electronic resource)

Label
Gulag boss : a Soviet memoir
Title
Gulag boss
Title remainder
a Soviet memoir
Statement of responsibility
by Fyodor Vasilevich Mochulsky ; translated and edited by Deborah Kaple
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • rus
  • eng
Summary
The searing accounts of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Evgeniia Ginsberg and Varlam Shalamov opened the world's eyes to the terrors of the Soviet Gulag. But not until now has there been a memoir of life inside the camps written from the perspective of an actual employee of the Secret police. In this riveting memoir, superbly translated by Deborah Kaple, Fyodor Mochulsky describes being sent to work as a boss at the forced labor camp of Pechorlag in the frozen tundra north of the Arctic Circle. Only twenty-two years old, he had but a vague idea of the true nature of the Gulag. What he discovered was a
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1919-1999
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mochulsky, Fyodor Vasilevich
Dewey number
365/.45092
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kaple, Deborah A
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mochulsky, Fyodor Vasilevich
  • Soviet Union
  • Glavnoe upravlenie ispravitelʹno-trudovykh lagereĭ OGPU
  • Prisons
  • Soviet Union
  • Concentration camps
  • Political prisoners
  • Political prisoners
  • Forced labor
  • Pechora River Region (Russia)
Label
Gulag boss : a Soviet memoir, by Fyodor Vasilevich Mochulsky ; translated and edited by Deborah Kaple, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-225) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
pt. 1. Gulag from the outside -- The NKVD : villain or protector? -- First acquaintance with Gulag NKVD : meeting at the Central Committee of the CPSU -- Meeting in the Cadres Department of Gulag NKVD -- 45 Days to Pechorlag -- pt. 2. Gulag from the inside -- At the Construction Administration -- Unit foreman, first contingent of prisoners : Soviet volunteer ski troops in the Finnish War -- The unit bosses -- A change in leadership at Pechorlag -- Transferred to the 93rd Unit, labor force : hardened criminals -- Attempted prisoner revolt in the 93rd Unit -- Boss and foreman at the 93rd Unit, labor force : political prisoners -- Threat of arrest -- The war -- Illness -- Recovery and return to work in the southern part of the camp -- Boss of a militarized section, labor force : captured German prisoners of war -- Boss of a railway division, labor force : professional railwaymen -- The "liberated" secretary of the Communist Youth Organization -- Fascist military landing force -- Deputy boss in the Political Department for Komsomol work at the NKVD's Road Building Camp No. 3 -- pt. 3. Interesting asides -- Some railroad recollections -- Peschanka, a village of de-kulakized people on the River Pechora -- The countryside of Komi on the River Usa -- Women at Pechorlag -- A fellow traveler from Abez to Pechora -- pt. 4. Final words -- The end of my story -- The real essence of the Gulag -- Afterword: The nature of memoir -- Appendix 1: Pretexts for arrest during the Stalin period -- Appendix 2: Article 58 of the RSFSR Criminal Code -- Appendix 3: Glossary
Control code
ocn670235552
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvii, 229 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199753284
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786612768842
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)670235552
Label
Gulag boss : a Soviet memoir, by Fyodor Vasilevich Mochulsky ; translated and edited by Deborah Kaple, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-225) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
pt. 1. Gulag from the outside -- The NKVD : villain or protector? -- First acquaintance with Gulag NKVD : meeting at the Central Committee of the CPSU -- Meeting in the Cadres Department of Gulag NKVD -- 45 Days to Pechorlag -- pt. 2. Gulag from the inside -- At the Construction Administration -- Unit foreman, first contingent of prisoners : Soviet volunteer ski troops in the Finnish War -- The unit bosses -- A change in leadership at Pechorlag -- Transferred to the 93rd Unit, labor force : hardened criminals -- Attempted prisoner revolt in the 93rd Unit -- Boss and foreman at the 93rd Unit, labor force : political prisoners -- Threat of arrest -- The war -- Illness -- Recovery and return to work in the southern part of the camp -- Boss of a militarized section, labor force : captured German prisoners of war -- Boss of a railway division, labor force : professional railwaymen -- The "liberated" secretary of the Communist Youth Organization -- Fascist military landing force -- Deputy boss in the Political Department for Komsomol work at the NKVD's Road Building Camp No. 3 -- pt. 3. Interesting asides -- Some railroad recollections -- Peschanka, a village of de-kulakized people on the River Pechora -- The countryside of Komi on the River Usa -- Women at Pechorlag -- A fellow traveler from Abez to Pechora -- pt. 4. Final words -- The end of my story -- The real essence of the Gulag -- Afterword: The nature of memoir -- Appendix 1: Pretexts for arrest during the Stalin period -- Appendix 2: Article 58 of the RSFSR Criminal Code -- Appendix 3: Glossary
Control code
ocn670235552
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvii, 229 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199753284
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786612768842
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)670235552

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