Conscription and the Search for Modern Russian Jewry
by Olga Litvak (9780253348081)

Conscription and the Search for Modern Russian Jewry
 
Olga Litvak
Release Date: 01 April 2007
Format: Hardback
Pages: 273
Category: Jewish Studies
ISBN: 9780253348081
ISBN-10: 0253348080



Russian Jews were first conscripted into the Imperial Russian army during the reign of Nicholas I in an effort to integrate them into the population of the Russian Empire. Conscripted minors were to serve, in practical terms, for life. Although this system was abandoned by his successor, the conscription experience remained traumatic in the popular memory and gave rise to a large and continuing literature that often depicted Jewish soldiers as heroes.

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