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Telling Russia’s Herstory

Telling Russia’s Herstory review essay Review Essay by Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild Melanie Ilic, Life Stories of Soviet Women: The Interwar Generation, London and New York: Routledge, 2013, 184 pp., $155 (hb), ISBN 978-0-425-81469-0. Marianna Muravyeva and Natalia Novikova, eds., Women’s History in Russia: (Re)Es- tablishing the Field, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2014, 253 pp., £44.99 (hb), ISBN 978-1-4438-5946-2. Francesca Stella, Lesbian Lives in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, 208 pp., $95 (hb), ISBN 978-1-137-32123-7. Marianna Muravyeva and Natalia Novikova are among the most prominent of the younger women’s and gender studies scholars who have emerged in post-Soviet Rus sia. They, along with Natalia Pushkareva and Irina Iukina, among others, have been critical in organizing and sustaining the Russian Association of Researchers in Women’s History (RAIZhI). With little or no support from either the Russian state or Western foundations, RAIZhI members have organized a series of highly successful conferences showcasing scholarship from all over the largest country in the world as well as other parts of the former Soviet Union. These conferences demonstrate that research and writing about women and gender, freed from Soviet propaganda about the woman question and despite current post-Soviet hyper-masculine trumpeting, is a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aspasia Berghahn Books

Telling Russia’s Herstory

Aspasia , Volume 10 (1): 6 – Mar 1, 2016

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review essay Review Essay by Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild Melanie Ilic, Life Stories of Soviet Women: The Interwar Generation, London and New York: Routledge, 2013, 184 pp., $155 (hb), ISBN 978-0-425-81469-0. Marianna Muravyeva and Natalia Novikova, eds., Women’s History in Russia: (Re)Es- tablishing the Field, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2014, 253 pp., £44.99 (hb), ISBN 978-1-4438-5946-2. Francesca Stella, Lesbian Lives in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, 208 pp., $95 (hb), ISBN 978-1-137-32123-7. Marianna Muravyeva and Natalia Novikova are among the most prominent of the younger women’s and gender studies scholars who have emerged in post-Soviet Rus sia. They, along with Natalia Pushkareva and Irina Iukina, among others, have been critical in organizing and sustaining the Russian Association of Researchers in Women’s History (RAIZhI). With little or no support from either the Russian state or Western foundations, RAIZhI members have organized a series of highly successful conferences showcasing scholarship from all over the largest country in the world as well as other parts of the former Soviet Union. These conferences demonstrate that research and writing about women and gender, freed from Soviet propaganda about the woman question and despite current post-Soviet hyper-masculine trumpeting, is a

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Published: Mar 1, 2016

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