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Factory, family, and woman in the Soviet Union

Susan M. Kingsbury

Factory, family, and woman in the Soviet Union

by Susan M. Kingsbury

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Published by AMS Press in [New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Industries -- Soviet Union.,
    • Women -- Soviet Union.,
    • Women -- Employment -- Soviet Union.,
    • Working class -- Soviet Union.,
    • Soviet Union -- Economic conditions -- 1917-1945.,
    • Soviet Union -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 309-313.

      Statementby Susan M. Kingsbury and Mildred Fairchild. New York, Putnam, 1935.
      ContributionsFairchild, Mildred, 1894-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC335 .K52 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 334 p.
      Number of Pages334
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5291155M
      ISBN 10040457467X
      LC Control Number72011286

        George Feifer, who chronicled mushroom hunting, ballet, prostitution, black-market sweetmeats and other fixtures of daily life in the Soviet Union, and . By this time of course, the Soviet Union was a major manufacturer of bikes, with a long history stretching back pre-revolutionary Russia. A few two- and three-wheelers were imported by individuals in Tsarist times, and in a project got underway to build a lightweight bike in Moscow though the outbreak of a revolution put a stop to that.

        Unbeknownst to her family, Lola began to write her memoirs, recording the stories of her life as a Jew in the Soviet Union, filled with vivid details and enlivened by a strong, independent spirit. In the depths of the Depression, Leder's parents, socialist, Russian-born Jewish immigrants, decided to take their family from the U.S. to the Soviet Union to help colonize a proposed Jewish h.

      After the peasant woman comes the 'last slave', the woman of the East, awakening from age-old slavery. The women's departments are vigorously pursuing their work in every area with the population of the peoples of the East and in all the eastern republics of Soviet Russia, in order to rally the forces of Muslim and mountain women around the. The Women of the Revolution. by Karine Ter-Grigoryan. This research guide should provide a starting point for someone seeking to gain further knowledge on the role of women during the tremulous period of the violent exchange of power from Imperial to Bolshevik Russia. the guide will begin with the late Imperial woman (both peasant and noble) then flow into their roles in the October Revolution.


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