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Tales of Old Odessa: Crime and Civility in a City of Thieves



Tales Of Old Odessa

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Roshanna P. Sylvester | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0875803466
ISBN 13 : 9780875803463

"Sylvester uses stories from the popular press not only to bring old Odessa to life but also to analyze broader issues, such as the relationships between self and society, the anxi..


Imperial Odessa

Pub Date : 2017 | Author : Eurydikē Siphnaiu | Publisher : BRILL

ISBN 10 : 9789004351622
ISBN 13 : 9004351620

Foreword -- Introduction: of peripatetic and other approaches to Odessa's history -- Mobility and ethnic plurality -- Toward a consumer society : tastes, markets and political libe..


Kaleidoscopic Odessa

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Tanya Richardson | Publisher : University of Toronto Press

ISBN 10 : 9780802095633
ISBN 13 : 0802095631

Kaleidoscopic Odessa provides a detailed account of how local conceptions of imperial cosmopolitanism shaped the city's identity in a newly formed state...


Rich Brew

Pub Date : 2018-05-15 | Author : Shachar M. Pinsker | Publisher : NYU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781479820948
ISBN 13 : 1479820946

A fascinating glimpse into the world of the coffeehouse and its role in shaping modern Jewish culture Unlike the synagogue, the house of study, the community center, or the Jewish ..


Odessa Genius And Death In A City Of Dreams

Pub Date : 2011-02-28 | Author : Charles King | Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN 10 : 9780393080520
ISBN 13 : 0393080528

"Rich and riveting, complex and compelling, powerful and poetic."—Peter M. Gianotti, Newsday In Odessa, the greatest port on the Black Sea, a dream of cosmopolitan freedom inspir..


The Russian Revolution 1905 1921

Pub Date : 2016-11-17 | Author : Mark D. Steinberg | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780191017773
ISBN 13 : 0191017779

The Russian Revolution, 1905-1921 is a new history of Russia's revolutionary era as a story of experience-of people making sense of history as it unfolded in their own lives and as..


City Of Rogues And Schnorrers

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Jarrod Tanny | Publisher : Indiana University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780253223289
ISBN 13 : 0253223288

Old Odessa, on the Black Sea, gained notoriety as a legendary city of Jewish gangsters and swindlers, a frontier boomtown mythologized for the adventurers, criminals, and merrymake..


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