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I went to the Soviet Arctic

Ruth Gruber

I went to the Soviet Arctic

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Published in London, V. Gollancz .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arctic regions.,
  • Igarka (Russia),
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Soviet Union,
    • Communism -- Soviet Union,
    • Arctic regions,
    • Igarka (Russia)

    • Edition Notes

      Map on lining-papers.

      Statementby Ruth Gruber; with a preface by Vilhjalmur Stefansson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK755 .G84 1939a
      The Physical Object
      Pagination380 p.
      Number of Pages380
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6399839M
      LC Control Number40006692
      OCLC/WorldCa3096942

      The Pechenga-Kirkenes Operation, as it became known in Soviet military literature, is an important part of Soviet military history, but has been largely ignored in Western military literature, even though the last few years have seen an increased interest in the operations north of the Arctic Circle in WW2.   Nichols said that until Little Diomede went dry in the latter 's there used to be a certain amount of covert fraternization between Soviet border guards from . The Russian Arctic and the Kola Peninsula in particular are excitingly remote areas. Few visitors venture here. This region was mostly closed during the Soviet era, when it developed as the important mining and military center that is still today. It has been opened to tourism only recently, and it still has some logical deficiencies and. [It would never happen. International diplomacy exists to prevent sundry nations going to war over resource or territorial claims, ethnic tensions etc. The other countries have a lot at stake in preventing this.] This war would only ever be p.


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About this Item: Simon and Schuster, New York, Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+ dj. First Edition. [very nice copy, the book itself just lightly worn at the spine ends and bottom corners (actually a review copy, with the original publisher's reply postcard laid in); jacket has just one tiny chip and a couple of itsy-bitsy tears at the bottom of the front.

I Went to the Soviet Arctic book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Born in Brooklyn inshe became the youngest PhD in the world and went on to author nineteen books, including the National Jewish Book Awardwinning biography Raquela (). She also wrote several memoirs documenting her astonishing experiences4/5(1).

This book describes the adventures of Ruth Gruber, a feminist social scientist who went poking about the far corners of Siberia to see the conditions for Soviet women in the Artic during the run-up to World War II.

InGruber won a Yardley Foundation Fellowship to conduct a project studying the problems of women throughout Europe.3/5(2). Get this from a library. I went to the Soviet Arctic.

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New York, Viking Press, Buy a cheap copy of I went to the soviet arctic, book. Free shipping over $ Eminently readable account of the author's travels to —and stay — in Igarka, Soviet port of 6 years' growth.

A good picture of the scope of Soviet progress in all fields, of the opening up of the northern sea route, of the contribution made by women to pioneering.

There are numerous good pictures of the people she met, detailed descriptions of the conditions under which they lived, the. InSecretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes, after reading her book I Went to the Soviet Arctic, sent Gruber as his field representative to make a social and economic study of Alaska in connection with opening it for GIs and homesteaders.

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Adventurers seeking a once-in-a-lifetime wilderness experience will find it. There is quite a paucity of easily accessible information out there, no doubt not helped by the phrase 'Soviet Arctic' being used to refer both to the Atlantic->Murmansk runs & the Pacific->Arctic runs.

Anyway, the best work I found on it was "The Northern Sea Route: Soviet Exploration of. - welcome to the wonderful world of soviet books. - this site attempts to catalogue the amazing books in english, hindi and other indian languages, published the soviet union (ussr).

- many of these books are available for sale at reasonable prices. - these are the original books printed in s and s by mir, progress, and raduga publishers. As the book recounts, the sub repeatedly ventured within periscope range of Soviet land.

In the Severnaya Zemlya archipelago, its crew examined the. Three years later, on Novemthe Soviet Union detonated its first hydrogen bomb on the same principle of radiation implosion.

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