The Impact of World War I on Russian Women's Lives

TitleThe Impact of World War I on Russian Women's Lives
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication1991
AuthorsMeyer, Alfred G., Barbara Evans Clements, Barbara Alpern Engel, and Christine D. Worobec
Book TitleRussia's Women: Accommodation, Resistance, Transformation
PublisherUniversity of California Press
CityBerkeley and Los Angeles, CA, USA

The Impact of World War I on Russian Women's Lives is a chapter in the book Russia's Women: Accommodation, Resistance, Transformation. By ignoring gender issues, historians have failed to understand how efforts to control women--and women's reactions to these efforts--have shaped political and social institutions and thus influenced the course of Russian and Soviet history. These original essays challenge a host of traditional assumptions by integrating women into the Russian past. Using recent advances in the study of gender, the family, class, and the status of women, the authors examine various roles of Russian women and offer a broad overview of a vibrant and growing field. Publisher's Description of Russia's Women [UNC Chapel Hill]

Alternate TitleRussia's Women
Reprint Edition2008
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