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Author Name    Ransel, David L.

Title   MOTHERS OF MISERY: Child Abandonment in Russia

Binding   Hardcover.

Book Condition   Faint soiling to the covers, else near fine in burgundy cloth; in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustraton ''A Mother'' by Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin. 330 pages, thirteen b&w illustrations, nineteen figures, twenty-eight tables, bibliography, and an index.

Edition   First edition.

Publisher   Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, (1988).

ISBN Number    069105522X / 9780691055220

Seller ID   33309.00

A history of the homes for abandoned children that were established in the middle of the eighteenth century by Empress Catherine II, and reached their peak in the late nineteenth century when the Moscow homes were receiving 17,000 children each year.

Russian History. Children and Childhood.

Price = 25.00 USD



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