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Estonian life stories / edited and translated by Tiina Kirss ; compiled by Rutt Hinrikus.

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Uniform Title:
Eesti rahva elulood. English.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2009
Imprint:
Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 2009.
Format:
  • Book
  • xii, 539 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents:
  • Introduction / by Tiina Kirss and Jüri Kivimäe
  • Hilja Lill (1905)
  • Tuuli Jaik (1910)
  • Elmar-Raimund Ruben (1918)
  • David Abramson (1923)
  • Evald Mätas (1921)
  • Heljut Kapral (1923)
  • Hans Karro (1923)
  • Hillar Tassa (1923)
  • Leida Madison (1925)
  • Valter Lehtla (1924)
  • Linda Põldes (1928)
  • Tanni Kents (1920)
  • Hans Lebert (1924)
  • Voodel Võrk (1925)
  • Peep Vunder (1936)
  • Selma Tasane (1926)
  • Asta Luksepp (1932)
  • Heljo Liitoja (1923)
  • Juta Pihlamägi (1927)
  • Volita Paklar (1937)
  • Raimo Loo (1929)
  • Aili Valdrand (1936)
  • Valdur Raudvassar (1939)
  • Ene Ergma (1944)
  • Tiia Allas (1973).
Publisher's Summary:
This is an anthology of life stories collected from 20th-century Estonians describing the travails of ordinary people under numerous regimes from an authentic perspective where time is placed in the context of life-spans, and subjects grounded in personal experience. Most of the life stories demonstrate sufferings under foreign (Russian) oppression. The product of a large-scale national project to record history through collection of autobiographical accounts.
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Contributor:
Kirss, Tiina, 1957-
Hinrikus, R. (Rutt)
Subjects:
ISBN:
9789639776395
9639776394

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