Encyclopedia of Russian Women’s Movements by Noonan Norma C, Carol R. Nechemias

By Noonan Norma C, Carol R. Nechemias

A finished source profiling members and businesses linked to Russian women's events from the early nineteenth century to the post-Soviet period. Contributions via nearly fifty authors from the U.S., Russia, Europe, and Canada concentration upon the fight of ladies to alter their society and boost their gender pursuits. girls activists pursued development in academic possibilities, fought for suffrage, demonstrated journals, and sought to remodel women's cognizance and determine women's stories courses and women's crises facilities. They have been a robust voice opposed to the tsarist regime and the oppression of communism. Their goals have been as varied as their thoughts, which ranged from incremental reform, to terrorism, to the institution of women's electoral organizations.

This quantity incorporates a entire word list of time period and words and a chronology to aid positioned occasions and advancements into historic context. Entries are absolutely cross-referenced and are through recommended readings. This e-book may be of curiosity to scholars and students of Russian background and politics, women's heritage and gender studies.

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Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1984. Edmondson, Linda Harriet. ” Russian History 3 (1976), Part II: 123–149. Goldberg, Rochelle (Ruthchild). D. , University of Rochester, 1976. Grishina, Zoia V. “Dvizhenie za politicheskoe ravnopravie zhenshchin v gody pervoi Rossiiskoi revoliutsii” (The Movement for Women’s Political Equal Rights in the Years of the First Russian Revolution). Vestnik Moskovskogo universiteta (Moscow University Herald). Ser. 8 Istoriia (History), no. 2 (1982): 33–42. Grishina, Zoia V.

18 Nineteenth Century to the Revolutions of 1917 Pimenova, Emiliia Kirillovna. Dni minuvshie (Days of the Past). Leningrad, 1929. Volynskii, A. “Russkie zhenshchiny [L. Ia. Gurevich]” (Russian Women [L. Ia. Gurevich]). Zhizn’ isskustva (Life of Art), 6 (1924): 17–19. Rhonda Clark Decembrist Women in Siberia in the 1830s–1850s Although much has been written about the Dekabristy (Decembrists), the men of noble birth who revolted against the autocracy of Nicholas I in 1825, much less is known about the significant role that the Decembrist women played in Siberia in the aftermath of their husbands’ unsuccessful revolution and exile.

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