Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 December 2016

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199641550

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A Prison Without Walls?

Eastern Siberian Exile in the Last Years of Tsarism

Sarah Badcock

  • Presents an accessible and engaging portrait of daily life for eastern Siberian convicts and their dependents
  • Focuses on the history of Siberian exiles to draw a larger picture of the Russian Empire
  • Frames our understanding of how the late Imperial Russian State functioned
  • Contributes to broader comparative understandings of punishment
  • Draws on and presents original materials from Irkutsk and Yakutsk regional archives and libraries never used before in English-language scholarship