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Doukhobors:

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or Doukhobors
[Russ.,=spirit wrestlers], religious group, prominent in Russia from the 18th to the 19th cent. The name was coined by the Orthodox opponents of the Dukhobors, who had originally called themselves Christians of the Universal Brotherhood.
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Joshua Sanborn finds both similarities and differences when comparing the causes, conduct, responses and outcome of Doukhobor protest in imperial Russia of 1895 and in the Soviet Union of 1937.
of Alberta, Canada), a wonderfully engaging writer, organizes their experiences and engagement with the land into broad thematic chapters that coherently describe the lives of people whose ancestors were in the Ukraine, Scandinavia, Germany, Poland, Romania, and Russia, and whose religious beliefs--including Mennonite, Doukhobor, and Jewish--had caused many of them to suffer discrimination in their native lands.
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She is the author of Negotiated Memory: Doukhobor Autobiographical Discourse (2004) and the editor of several books about life writing.
Perry Bush, Two Kingdoms, Tzoo Loyalties: Mennonite Pacifism in Modern America (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998), 56-128; William Janzen, Limits on Liberty: The Experience of Mennonite, Hutterite, and Doukhobor Communities in Canada (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1990), 198-244; John S.
Spirit Wrestlers: Doukhobor Pioneers' Strategies for Living, CD-ROM.
The RCMP swooped down on Doukhobor homes and snatched 170 children away from their families.
1-16; and William Janzen, Limits on Liberty: The Experience of Mennonite, Hutterite, and Doukhobor Communities in Canada (Toronto: University of Toronto, 1990).
Quoted in William Janzen, Limits on Liberty: The Experience of Mennortite, Hutterile, and Doukhobor Communities in Canada (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1990), 97.
British Columbia) describes the 1979 intervention involving factions of Doukhobor Russian immigrants, local and provincial Canadian government officials, and professional negotiators.
Spirit Wrestlers Voices: Doukhobor Pioneers' Strategies for Living.
Plakun Trava was a major and valuable work in Doukhobor Studies when it first appeared, and its reappearance in the CD-ROM medium is a welcome and important event.