Revolutionary and Feminist
By (author) R.C. Elwood
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Inessa Armand by R.C. Elwood
Book DescriptionInessa Armand was the first Director of the Women's Section of the Russian Communist Party (the Zhenotdel). She was one of the most important women in the pre-revolutionary Bolshevik Party, and second only to Aleksandra Kollontai in the ranks of early Soviet feminists. Yet if Armand is mentioned at all in Western literature, it is solely as Lenin's protegee and probable mistress. In this political biography of Armand, the first to appear in English, Professor R. C. Elwood seeks to correct this picture by portraying her as an accomplished revolutionary propagandist and Bolshevik organizer before 1917 and as a feminist who devoted much of her life to defending women's interests in the home, in the workplace and in society. Based on unpublished police reports, memoirs. Armand's letters to her five children and two husbands, and Lenin's 118 published letters to her, this study provides revealing information on her upbringing in the wealthy Armand family, on the revolutionary sympathies of many members of that family, on their subsequent and controversial financial support of the Bolshevik Party, and on her career as a Tolstoyan and feminist long before she became a revolutionary.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521894210
(228mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 4-Jul-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author R.C. Elwood
New Directions in Soviet History, Paperback (May 2002)
This volume presents work on the history of the Soviet Union.
Women and Society in Russia and the Soviet Union, Hardback (August 1992)
This volume offers an interdisciplinary insight into the study of women and gender relations in Russian and Soviet society.
Inessa Armand, Hardback (June 1992)» View all books by R.C. Elwood
Revealing information on the first Director of the Women's Section of the Russian Communist Party.
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