A love story giving a rare portrait of Russian life in the 20s, by passionate revolutionary, Alexandra Viollontai.
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Alexandra Kollontai (1872-1952) was a leading member of the Bolshevik Party during the Russian Revolution and the foremost Marxist theoretician of women's oppression and sexuality. She was a founding member of the Women's Bureau of the Communist Party. Cathy Porter has published biographies of the Russianwomen revolutionaries Alexandra Kollontai and Larissa Reisner, as well as books about women terrorists of the 1860s, Russia's 1905 revolution, and the Battle of Moscow. She has translated more than thirty books and works for the stage, including plays by Gorky and the Czech Karel Capek. She lives in Oxford. Sheila Rowbotham is a Sociology Research Fellow at Manchester University in England.Language Notes:
Text: English, Russian (translation)
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Book Description Virago Press Ltd. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Book has some visible wear on the binding, cover, pages. Bookseller Inventory # G0860680053I3N00
Book Description Virago, 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition......... UK first impression, Scarce in hardback. The book is VG- with some bumping to top rear corner and a very slight spine lean. The jacket is unclipped and VG generally. Virago 1977. " ". Book. Bookseller Inventory # 1580025549