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The Women's Liberation Movement in Russia: Feminism, Nihilism, and Bolshevism, 1860-1930

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"This is the first narrative history of the Russian women's movement, and it is greatly needed. It provides a whole developing field of study. No one else has Richard Stites' range of knowledge and grasp of sources in this area."--Sheila Fitzpatrick, Columbia University

"Richard Stites has made a unique contribution. He has taken into account the entire published literature, and he offers a comprehensive interpretation. There are no other books on this subject of this scope in any language."--Cyril E. Black, Princeton University

Synopsis:

Richard Stites views the struggle for liberation of Russian women in the context of both nineteenth-century European feminism and twentieth-century communism. The central personalities, their vigorous exchange of ideas, the social and political events that marked the emerging ideal of emancipation--all come to life in this absorbing and dramatic account. The author's history begins with the feminist, nihilist, and populist impulses of the 1860s and 1870s, and leads to the social mobilization campaigns of the early Soviet period.

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ISBN:
9780691100586
Author:
Stites, Richard
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Location:
Princeton, N.J. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Women
Subject:
History
Subject:
History & Theory
Subject:
Government and political science
Subject:
Russia (pre & post Soviet Union)
Subject:
Women's Studies - History
Subject:
Feminism
Subject:
Nihilism
Subject:
Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Subject:
European History
Subject:
Gender Studies
Subject:
Women -- Soviet Union -- History.
Subject:
Gender Studies-General
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 262
Publication Date:
January 1978
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
9.22x6.10x1.19 in. 1.56 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies
History and Social Science » Politics » United States » Politics
History and Social Science » Russia » General Russian History
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"Synopsis" by , Richard Stites views the struggle for liberation of Russian women in the context of both nineteenth-century European feminism and twentieth-century communism. The central personalities, their vigorous exchange of ideas, the social and political events that marked the emerging ideal of emancipation--all come to life in this absorbing and dramatic account. The author's history begins with the feminist, nihilist, and populist impulses of the 1860s and 1870s, and leads to the social mobilization campaigns of the early Soviet period.
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