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Odessa: Genius and Death in a City of Dreams

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In Odessa, the greatest port on the Black Sea, a dream of cosmopolitan freedom inspired geniuses and innovators, from the writers Alexander Pushkin and Isaac Babel to Zionist activist Vladimir Jabotinsky and immunologist Ilya Mechnikov. Yet here too was death on a staggering scale, as World War II brought the mass murder of Jews carried out by the city's Romanian occupiers. is an elegy for the vibrant, multicultural tapestry of which a thriving Jewish population formed an essential part, as well as a celebration of the survival of Odessa's dream in a diaspora reaching all the way to Brighton Beach.

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"Rich and riveting, complex and compelling, powerful and poetic."--Peter M. Gianotti,

About the Author

Charles King lives in Washington, DC, where he is a professor of international affairs and government at Georgetown University. He is the author of five books on Eastern Europe and a frequent commentator on events in the region for television, radio, and the press.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393342369
Subtitle:
Genius and Death in a City of Dreams
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
rles
Author:
King, Charles
Author:
King, Cha
Subject:
Russia (pre & post Soviet Union)
Subject:
Russia-General Russian History
Publication Date:
20120813
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
25 illustrations
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

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