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Author King, Charles, 1967-

Title Odessa : genius and death in a city of dreams / Charles King.

Imprint New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2011.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    947.72 KIN    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 336 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-323) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. City of dreams -- ch. 1. The sinister shore -- ch. 2. Potemkin and the mercenaries -- ch. 3. Beacon -- ch. 4. The governor and the poet -- ch. 5. "There is nothing national about Odessa" -- pt. 2. The habitations of cruelty -- ch. 6. Schemes and shadows -- ch. 7. Blood and vengeance -- ch. 8. New world -- ch. 9. The fields of Transnistria --ch. 10. "I would like to bring to your attention the following" -- pt. 3. Nostalgia and remembrance -- ch. 11. Hero city -- ch. 12. Twilight -- Chronology.
Subject Cruelty -- Social aspects -- Ukraine -- Odesa -- History.
Genius -- Social aspects -- Ukraine -- Odesa -- History.
Cosmopolitanism -- Ukraine -- Odesa -- History.
Jews -- Ukraine -- Odesa -- History.
Social change -- Ukraine -- Odesa -- History.
Cultural pluralism -- Ukraine -- Odesa -- History.
Death -- Social aspects -- Ukraine -- Odesa -- History.
Odesa (Ukraine) -- History.
Odesa (Ukraine) -- Social conditions.
Odesa (Ukraine) -- Biography.
ISBN 9780393070842 (hbk.)
0393070840 (hbk.)

 
    
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