In Moscow, during November 1918, with support from the Central Committee of the Russian Communist Government, the First All-Russia Congress of Women Workers …
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The Russian peasant receives from his proprietor a strip of land, more or less according to the number of sons in the family. In return he and his family give so many days’ work to the proprietor. mans are, therefore, very much prized; teens are less thought of, though the latter do the hardest part of the work.
Placing the peasant woman within the context of the peasant household and integrating, rather than separating out, the female experience in Russian rural society, these essays contribute to a greater understanding of the development of Russian peasant society as a whole.
The Life of a Peasant Woman (Житие одной бабы, Zhitiye odnoi baby) is a short novel by Nikolai Leskov, first published in 1863’s 7th and 8th issues of Biblioteka dlya chteniya magazine, under the moniker of M. Stebnitsky. It has never been re-issued in its author’s lifetime.
Placing the peasant woman within the context of the peasanthousehold and integrating, rather than separating out, the female experience in Russian rural society, these essays contribute to a greater understanding of thedevelopment of Russian peasant society as a whole.
Feodor Vassilyev (Russian: Фёдор Васильев, older spelling: Ѳеодоръ Васильевъ) (c. 1707 – 1782) was a peasant from Shuya, Russia. His first wife lived to be 76 and, between 1725 and 1765, had 69 ren (16 pairs of twins, 7 sets of triplets and 4 sets of quadruplets); 67 of them survived infancy with the loss of one set of twins.
Bringing together recent scholarship on the lives of Russian peasant women in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, this pioneering work of social history covers such topics as family life in the countryside, woman’s work, her sexuality, her marital and family positions, her experience of the
The women among the urban poor have become conscious of their rights and have bound their future to the future of communism. The party’s task is to find the way to the mind and heart of the peasant woman. After the peasant woman comes the ‘last slave’, …
For a critical analysis of the populist writer Gleb Uspenskii’s writings on Russian peasant women (1843–1902), see Henrietta Mondry, Pure, Strong and Sexless: The Peasant Woman’s Body and Gleb Uspensky (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2006) and her comparison of Uspenskii’s and Anton Chekhov’s writings in her ’Peasant Women’s Sexualities in the Writings of Gleb Uspenskii and Anton Chekhov’, Essays …