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Bolshevik Party on Women's Rights and Equality 1917-1920

Title: The Bolshevik Party on Women's Rights and Equality 1917-1920.
Name(s): Beck, Elizabeth, author
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Text
Issuance: serial
Date Issued: 2011
Physical Form: computer
online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: This thesis deals with the opinions and views regarding women's rights and equality by the Bolshevik Party in Russia during the period of 1917 to 1920. This study examines the Bolshevik party's rhetoric involving gender issues, primarily that of women, and the proposed methods of creating a better environment for women. This work relies heavily on Vladimir Lenin and Alexandra Kollontai's speeches and writings which express their views on women's equality and the rights of women. It also relies on the writing of Louise Bryant, a woman from the United States who was present during the Bolshevik revolution for the initial six months, as she expresses her own opinions on the work of the Bolshevik party regarding women's rights. This thesis addresses the initial steps made by the Bolshevik party towards liberating women and creating gender equality during 1917-1920, but primarily deals with the ideas expressed regarding the issue.
Identifier: FSU_migr_uhm-0004 (IID)
Keywords: Bolshevik Party, Women's rights, Gender equality
Submitted Note: A Thesis submitted to the Department of History in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Honors in the Major.
Degree Awarded: Spring Semester, 2011.
Date of Defense: April 14, 2011.
Subject(s): History
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Owner Institution: FSU
Is Part of Series: Honors Theses.

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Beck, E. (2011). The Bolshevik Party on Women's Rights and Equality 1917-1920. Retrieved from