Where the Jews aren't : the sad and absurd story of Birobidzhan, Russia's Jewish Autonomous Region / Masha Gessen.
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- ISBN: 9780805242461 (hardback)
- ISBN: 0805242465 (hardback)
- Physical Description: 169 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Nextbook/Schocken, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-163) and index.
"The story of the Jews in twentieth-century Russia as told through the strange history of the Soviet solution to the Jewish question. In 1929, the Soviet Union declared the area of Birobidzhan a homeland for Jews. WHERE THE JEWS AREN'T is the story of the dream of Birobidzhan--and how it became a nightmare. In Masha Gessen's haunting and haunted account, Birobidzhan becomes the cracked and crooked mirror that allows us to see the story of the history of absence and silence that is the story of Jews in twentieth-century Russia"-- Provided by publisher.
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HISTORY / Europe / Former Soviet Republics.
HISTORY / Jewish.
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Birobidzhan (Russia) > History.
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