1 edition of American girls in red Russia found in the catalog.
American girls in red Russia
Julia L. Mickenberg
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Julia L. Mickenberg|
|LC Classifications||DK34.A45 M54 2017|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 427 pages|
|Number of Pages||427|
|LC Control Number||2016041702|
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American Girls in Red Russia recounts the experiences of women who saved starving children from the Russian famine, worked on rural communes in Siberia, wrote for Moscow or New York newspapers, or performed on Soviet stages. Mickenberg finally tells these Cited by: 2. American Girls in Red Russia recounts the experiences of women who saved starving children from the Russian famine, worked on rural communes in Siberia, wrote for Moscow or New York newspapers, or performed on Soviet stages.
Mickenberg finally tells these. Overall, American Girls in Red Russia is a well-researched and engaging book that uses the vibrant and humanizing personal histories of a handful of women to show the enthusiasm and hope that many people on the Left had for a new, utopian world in the Soviet Union and how those hopes were dashed by Soviet American girls in red Russia book.
In it, Mickenberg revives a. Oddly enough, it was continuing research in children’s literature that finally convinced me to go ahead and write a book about “American Girls in Red Russia,” mishegas and all. In the archives of Ruth Epperson Kennell, who, in the s and s, published a number of books and stories about children in the Soviet Union, I found myself intrigued by Kennell’s own story, especially her.
In American Girls in Red Russia: Chasing the Soviet Dream, Julia L. Mickenberg traces that little-known history. The book follows a generation of women who went looking for a new world, tracing their time in the Soviet Union and exploring the nation’s appeal—why the politically minded “New Woman” of the s would drop everything and.
Book review Julia L. Mickenberg, American Girls in Red Russia: Chasing the Soviet “We don’t usually think of Moscow as a popular destination for single American women of the twentieth century,” writes Julia Mickenberg, associate professor of American studies, in her new book, American Girls in Red Russia: Chasing the Soviet Dream.
“A mythology surrounds the ‘lost generation’ of Americans who sought out Paris in the s, but few know about the exodus of.
The portrayal of Louise Bryant in the film Reds is pretty accurate. The “Red Russia” of my book’s title (actually the title itself) is from a news article entitled “American Girls in Red Russia” that describes a wide range of women, some “lending the boys and girls a hand in building Socialism, others seeking husbands among the lonely American engineers, or romantic young.
"American Girls in Red Russia combines incredible research and inspired writing in a compelling account of the American women who traveled to, lived in, and sometimes believed in the Soviet Union during its first berg deftly combines political and cultural history to reveal a fascinating generation of radical women who chased 'the Soviet dream.'/5(3).
RED RUSSIA, while not as good, is still an excellent book. Red Russia is not for everyone --especially not for those who have a difficult time understanding why swear words and foul language can sometimes be exactly the right word to convey an author's concept to a reader--and sometimes not just the right word, but the BEST word!/5.
Stories of women who left the United States for the Soviet Union in the s and s offer long-forgotten case studies in personal motivation and the meaning of success in Julia Mickenberg’s new book, American Girls in Red Russia: Chasing the Soviet Dream.
These women, from a variety of backgrounds — including a fascinating group of African-American intellectuals who were originally.
In her new book, American Girls in Red Russia (University of Chicago Press), American Studies scholar Julia L. Mickenberg tells the story of the thousands of Western women who flocked to the fledgling republic—some even to Siberia—where they imagined freedom from the strictures of domesticity and full participation in political life.
American Girls in Red Russia is a welcome addition to the scholarship of revolutionary Russia and American feminism, and its publication is well timed in two regards.
The centenary of the Russian Revolution is an apt moment to reconsider this cataclysmic event in its long-term perspective, and Mickenberg’s work contributes to a balanced.
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Julia L. Mickenberg received funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities as well as a number of travel and research grants for the completion of her book, American Girls in Red Russia. Bill Browder, founder and CEO of Hermitage Capital Management, was the largest foreign investor in Russia until Sincewhen his lawyer, Sergei Magnitsky, was murdered in prison after uncovering a $ million fraud committed by Russian government officials, Browder has been leading a campaign to expose Russia’s endemic corruption and human rights abuses/5(5K).
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