The Resource On Dissidents and Madness : From The Soviet Union of Leonid Brezhnev to the "Soviet Union" of Vladimir Putin, (electronic resource)

On Dissidents and Madness : From The Soviet Union of Leonid Brezhnev to the "Soviet Union" of Vladimir Putin, (electronic resource)

Label
On Dissidents and Madness : From The Soviet Union of Leonid Brezhnev to the "Soviet Union" of Vladimir Putin
Title
On Dissidents and Madness
Title remainder
From The Soviet Union of Leonid Brezhnev to the "Soviet Union" of Vladimir Putin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The book contains the memoirs of Robert van Voren covering the period 1977-2008 and provides unique insights into the dissident movement in the Soviet Union in the 1980s, both inside the country and abroad. As a result of his close friendship with many of the leading dissidents and his dozens of trips to the USSR as a courier, he had intimate knowledge of the ins and outs of the dissident movement and participated in many of the campaigns to obtain the release of Soviet political prisoners. In the late 1980s he became involved in building a humane and ethical practice of psychiatry in Eastern
Member of
Additional physical form
Online (ebrary)
Cataloging source
QSL
Dewey number
947.084
Language note
Extended version of the Dutch edition Levenslang; tussen dissindenten en waanzin, translated [into English] by Ellen Mercer
LC call number
DK275.A1
LC item number
V67 2009eb
Nature of contents
standards specifications
Series statement
On the Boundary of Two Worlds: Identity, Freedom, and Moral Imagination in the Baltics, 17
Label
On Dissidents and Madness : From The Soviet Union of Leonid Brezhnev to the "Soviet Union" of Vladimir Putin, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
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  • net
Contents
  • Contents; Foreword; Introduction; Chapter 1 The Soviet Union on my mind; Chapter 2 The Soviet Union in 1980; Chapter 3 The world of couriers; Chapter 4 Campaigning for dissidents; Chapter 5 Demonstrating in Poland; Chapter 6 Playing "musical chairs" with the Wpa; Chapter 7 The Soviet Union in 1985; Chapter 8 Sleeping behind my desk; Chapter 9 Intermission, and back to work; Chapter 10 The gorillas of Sakharov; Chapter 11 The mouse and the elephant; Chapter 12 Playing chess in Athens; Chapter 13 The Soviet Union in 1990; Chapter 14 The doors are opened; Chapter 15 Ukraine on the map
  • Chapter 16 The Romanian MarshChapter 17 Change of course in Bratislava; Chapter 18 From Black and White to Shades of Grey; Chapter 19 From humanitarian aid to structural aid; Chapter 20 Romance with the Wpa; Chapter 21 New style abuse; Chapter 22 A successful failure; Chapter 23 Renewed struggle with the Wpa; Chapter 24 Into prison; Chapter 25 Becoming Lithuanian; Chapter 26 Reforming against the wind; Chapter 27 Looking back; Epilogue; Historical data; Index of Names
Control code
000048807186
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (311 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9789042028821
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.b25691326
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)649903276
  • pebcs9042028823

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