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By L. Siegelbaum

This attention-grabbing e-book argues that during Russia the family members among tradition and state, artwork and lifestyles, commodity and trash, usually diverged from everyday Western ecu or American types of modernity. The essays exhibit how private and non-private overlapped and formed one another, growing new views on participants and society within the Soviet Union.

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I am thinking in particular of Jürgen Habermas’ bourgeois public sphere and feminist critiques of the ideology of separate spheres. I am indebted to Glennys Young for this insight. Stephen Lovell, Summerfolk: A History of the Dacha, 1710–2000 (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003), 160–161. Elena A. Osokina, “Economic Disobedience under Stalin,” in Contending with Stalinism: Soviet Power & Popular Resistance in the 1930s, ed. Lynne Viola (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2002), 170–200 (quotation on 192).

28. 29. 2004. I am thinking in particular of Jürgen Habermas’ bourgeois public sphere and feminist critiques of the ideology of separate spheres. I am indebted to Glennys Young for this insight. Stephen Lovell, Summerfolk: A History of the Dacha, 1710–2000 (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003), 160–161. Elena A. Osokina, “Economic Disobedience under Stalin,” in Contending with Stalinism: Soviet Power & Popular Resistance in the 1930s, ed. Lynne Viola (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2002), 170–200 (quotation on 192).

Stolypin launched a reform program intended to replace the commune with individual, self-contained private farms (otruby and khutora). 11 In Russia, the Stolypin Reforms played this role by converting the household usad’ba into the private property of the bol’shak. Although some peasants were eager to become rural entrepreneurs, peasant women were at the forefront of a decade of violent and nonviolent resistance to the Reforms. 13 On the eve of World War I, peasants returned to the commune in increasing numbers.

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