Women in Russia and the Soviet Union

an annotated bibliography by Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild

Publisher: G.K. Hall, Publisher: Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Publisher: Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York

Written in English
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  • Women -- Soviet Union -- History -- Bibliography.

Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

StatementRochelle Goldberg Ruthchild.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ7964.S68 R88 1993, HQ1662 R88 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 203 p. ;
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1703403M
ISBN 100816189897
LC Control Number92004516

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Book description Until the late s, most Western scholars studying the history, culture, social and political life and economy of Russia and the Soviet Union, paid scant attention to the participation and experience of women.

"In richly textured and graceful prose, the premier historian of Russian women, Barbara Engel, has given us the story of the burdens and conflicts, triumphs and defeats of women in tsarist Russia and the Soviet by: WOMEN IN RUSSIA AND THE SOVIET UNION BARBARA ALPERN ENGEL When the women's movement revived in the West in the late s, it sparked a resurgence of interest in women in Russia and the Soviet Union.

There was a rich and illuminating vein of "contribution" history to be mined. During the nineteenth century, women were both more numerous. Until the late s, most Western scholars studying the history, culture, social and political life and economy of Russia and the Soviet Union, paid scant attention to the participation and experience of women.

The multifarious ways in which gender roles and perceptions of gender were influenced by and in turn influenced the heterogeneous cultures of the Soviet empire were largely ignored.

Concerning women and society in Russia Women in Russia and the Soviet Union book the Soviet Union, this book contains essays on culture, literature, history, sociology and politics, spanning a period of over one hundred years from pre-revolutionary to more recent times.

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Women in Russia: Selected full-text books and articles. A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.

Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.

Overall, the book is a history of all rural women, from ordinary farm girls to agrarian professionals to prostitutes and paints a unique picture of rural women’s life in the Soviet Union and post-Soviet Russia.

Table of Contents. PART I. Employment patterns among rural women. Read the full-text online edition of Factory, Family, and Woman in the Soviet Union (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Factory, Family, and Woman in the Soviet Union. Get this from a library.

Women in Russia and the Soviet Union, December [Tova Yedlin; J Wilman]. For the Soviet period in particular, individual chapters extend the geographic coverage of the book beyond Russia itself to examine women and gender relations in the Soviet ‘East’ (Tatarstan), Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan) and the Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania).

This handbook brings together recent and emerging research in the broad areas of women and gender studies focusing on pre-revolutionary Russia, the Soviet Union and the post-Soviet Russian Federation. For the Soviet period in particular, individual chapters extend the geographic coverage of the book Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

Soviet Dictatorship: Newspaper, Women's Equality Pravda, "On the Path to a Great Emancipation," March 8, Articles and images published in Soviet newspapers on March 8, International Communist Woman’s Day, provide the most obvious examples of how women were used as symbols in a propaganda campaign.

1 Women and Communism: Selections from the Writings of Marx, Engels, Lenin, Stalin, London,pp. 9, 2 Anna Pankratova, "Soviet Women Have Equal Political Rights with Men and Take an Active Part in Government," Equality of Women in the USSR, Moscow,p. 3 Soviet News, The Soviet Union in Facts and Figures, London,p.

The women who volunteered for military service were overwhelmingly Russian; few women of the Soviet Union’s many ethnic, racial and national minorities enlisted or were later conscripted. Russian female volunteers came primarily from urban areas and were either workers or university students, mostly between the ages of 18 mostly.

It also looks at newspaper articles and drawings of the time. These primary sources show what the attitude was towards women within the Soviet Union, and how different aspects of female life, such as education and work, were approached.

Women at Work. Goldman, Wendy Z. Women at the Gates: Gender and Industry in Stalin’s Russia. Cambridge. Books That Inspired The Soviet Union The Communist Manifesto: A Modern Edition (Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels) The Communist Manifesto is probably one of the books that has impacted the world the most.

The book is an introduction to. Overall, the book is a history of all rural women, from ordinary farm girls to agrarian professionals to prostitutes and paints a unique picture of rural women’s life in the Soviet Union and post-Soviet Russia.

Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. SUBSCRIBE. LOG IN SEARCH. Search in: Advanced Signs Journal of Women in Culture and Society Cited by: 6.

The rape of Soviet women and girls seriously undermines Russian attempts to justify Red Army behaviour on the grounds of revenge for German brutality in the Soviet Union.

The Soviet Union also used women for sniping duties, and to good effect, including Nina Alexeyevna Lobkovskaya and Ukrainian Lyudmila Pavlichenko (who killed over enemy soldiers). The Soviets found that sniper duties fit women well, since good snipers are patient, careful, deliberate, and should avoid tactical hand-to-hand combat.women served in the Soviet Armed Forces during the great patriotic war, as it is called in the Soviet Union.

Of those, almostwere decorated, and 89 eventually received the Hero of the Soviet Union, Soviet Union’s highest award. Women’s Movement in Russia and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics originated during the revolutionary years through as part of the Russian social movement in the period characterized by the collapse of serfdom.

The specific features of the women’s movement in Russia were determined by the distinctive elements in the country’s. Tags: history, primary sources, russia, soviet union Trible Library provides links to other websites to aid in research and is not responsible for the content or privacy policy of those sites.

Women in Soviet Russia; Marriage and Divorce EVERYWHERE in our travels we saw illustrations of the general fact that sex differences do not count in the outer life of Soviet Russia.

There were women conductors of tramcars, and often women did the switching at intricate junctions. Russia Middle East Africa Nigeria Asia Home: Women and Marxism Women in the Soviet Union By Jen Pickard In his book Perestroika: New Thinking for our Country and the World, Gorbachev claims that women in the Soviet Union have "the same right to work as men, equal pay every opportunity to get an education, to.

The Germans were a very substantial minority in Russia, and many leading figures, including the Empress Catherine the Great, were German. Using rarely seen archival information, this book provides an account of the experiences of the Germans living in the Soviet Union from the early post-revolution period to the post-Soviet era following the collapse of communism.

Women in general and Jewish women in particular have been participating in the artistic life of the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union for over a hundred years.

Chronologically, this period can be defined by the years tothat is, from the end of the nineteenth century, when the first women painters appeared on the Russian artistic.

See for example, Janet Evans, 'The Communist Party of the Soviet Union and the women’s question: the case of the Decree 'In Defense of Mother and Child'', Journal of Contemporary History, (), ; Mary Buckley, Women and Ideology in the Soviet Union (University of Michigan Press; Ann Arbor, MI, ).Back to (2).

The Women Code Breakers Who Unmasked Soviet Spies At the height of the Cold War, America’s most secretive counterespionage effort set out to crack unbreakable ciphers. The extent of her dedication to the Soviet dream is unusual among the American women who were drawn to the Soviet Union in the s and s.

Most of. Douglas Smith’s book, The Russian Job — The forgotten story of how America saved the Soviet Union from Ruin, reads like a thriller as he describes the .The JDC-developed Jewish community center (JCC) network offers a pluralistic roof beneath which all elements of a Jewish community can find their place, anchoring Jewish life in the former Soviet Union both spiritually and physically.

St. Petersburg, Russia, March Women and Russia: Feminist Writings from the Soviet Union by Tatyana Momonova, editor- A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

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