Women in Russia, 1700-2000 / Edition 1

Women in Russia, 1700-2000 / Edition 1

by Barbara Alpern Engel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521003180

ISBN-13: 9780521003186

Pub. Date: 10/13/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This narrative of women's experiences from the seventeenth century to the present evokes the voices of individuals to enhance Barbara Alpern Engel's account of how women of various social strata were affected by, and in turn affected, historical change. The study's use of the female perspective provides an original way of interpreting Russia's past and important

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Overview

This narrative of women's experiences from the seventeenth century to the present evokes the voices of individuals to enhance Barbara Alpern Engel's account of how women of various social strata were affected by, and in turn affected, historical change. The study's use of the female perspective provides an original way of interpreting Russia's past and important insights into the impact of gender on the ways that Russians defined themselves and others, as well as political change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521003186
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/13/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Acknowledgments; Timeline; Glossary; Introduction; 1. The Petrine revolution: new men, new women, new ideas: women in public and the new domesticity; 2. The Petrine revolution: noblewomen at home; 3. Outside the circle of privilege; 4. Reformers as rebels; 5. Peasants and proletarians; 6. A widening sphere; 7. War and revolution; 8. Creating the 'new Soviet woman'; 9. The second revolution; 10. Engendering empire; 11. World War II and its aftermath; 12. Grappling with the Stalinist legacy; 13. New Russians, new women?

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