Up from serfdom : my childhood and youth in Russia 1804-1824 /

Bernard DeVoto (1897-1955) was, according to the novelist Wallace Stegner, "a fighter for public causes, for conservation of our natural resources, for freedom of the press and freedom of thought." A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, DeVoto is best remembered for his trilogy, The Year of D...

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Uniform title:Moi︠a︡ povestʹ o samom sebe.
Author / Creator: Nikitenko, A. 1804 or 1805-1877.
Other Authors / Creators:Jacobson, Helen Saltz.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Russian
Language notes:English.
Imprint: New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, ©2001.
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Online Access:Click here for full text at JSTOR
Table of Contents:
  • Contents
  • Foreword by Peter Kolchin
  • Translatorâ€?s Note
  • Acknowledgments
  • Maps
  • Up from Serfdom
  • 1. My Roots
  • 2. My Parents
  • 3. Fatherâ€?s First Attempt to Introduce Truth Where It Wasn't Wanted
  • 4. My Early Childhood
  • 5. Exile
  • 6. Home from Exile
  • 7. Father Returns from St. Petersburg
  • 8. 1811: New Place, New Faces
  • 9. Our Life in Pisaryevka, 1812â€?1815
  • 10. School
  • 11. Fate Strikes Again
  • 12. Waiting in Voronezh
  • 13. Ostrogozhsk: I Go Out into the World
  • 14. My Friends and Activities in Ostrogozhsk
  • 15. My Friends in the Military General Yuzefovich; The Death of My Father
  • 16. Farewell, Ostrogozhsk
  • 17. Home Again in Ostrogozhsk
  • 18. The Dawn of a New Day
  • 19. St. Petersburg: My Struggle for Freedom
  • Translatorâ€?s Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Glossary
  • Index