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Tara Zahra

Tara Zahra is a professor of modern European history at the University of Chicago and a recent winner of the MacArthur Fellowship. She is the author of two award-winning books, Kidnapped Souls and The Lost Children. Zahra lives in Chicago, Illinois.

Books by Tara Zahra

  1. Book CoverThe Great Departure: Mass Migration from Eastern Europe and the Making of the Free World


    “A masterpiece of modern history.”—Larry Wolff, author of Inventing Eastern EuropeMore