Jul 08, 2020
The Women's Liberation Movement in Russia: Feminism, Nihilsm, and Bolshevism, 1860-1930
Posted by Richard Stites

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 histoRichard 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.

  • Title: The Women's Liberation Movement in Russia: Feminism, Nihilsm, and Bolshevism, 1860-1930
  • Author: Richard Stites
  • ISBN: 9780691100586
  • Page: 329
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Women s Liberation Movement in Russia Feminism Nihilsm and Bolshevism 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

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    Turns out Russian feminism is just as boring and weak as American feminism There s little in here that I found useful to my life, which isn t to say that it s bad, but I m also not any sort of Russian or feminism historiographer It s possibly a good resource for those who are The one part that did interest me and I wish there was of though it s also beyond the scope of the book is the shifting narrative around sex and sexuality Definitely a lot of conservativism by Communism around sex that hig [...]


    Katrina Sark

    1 Women and the Russian TraditionIn Russia, as in the rest of Europe, the woman question did not emerge from among the ranks of working and peasant women Except as the distant objects of revolutionary vision, the female masses at the bottom of the social order played almost no role in the women s movement until the beginning of the twentieth century The impulses of self emancipation in Russia appeared first among educated gentry women Until the 1860s, they were almost the sole beneficiaries of t [...]


    Elizabeth

    This book offers a brilliant treatment of many facets of its subject, but it also ends up being, for the reader, one of the finest general histories to be found, of these crucial years in Russian history The source material is unbelievably detailed, and clearly cited on each page Not only that, the writing is, at many points, the boldest, clearest I ve almost ever found in the Academy The author s opinions, summaries, insights easily spill out of the historical constructions The presence of the [...]


    Romina

    Fantastic book Stites does a great job in identifying the political and ideological differences between women who wanted inclusion into the parameters of democratic rights allotted by the state feminists versus the revolutionary women moved by a utopian imaginary who sought a radically different society revolutionary women The descriptions of female nihilists of the 1850 s leaving their bourgeois households, bobbing their hair, wearing shapeless black dresses and workman s boots, living in commu [...]



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