Summary: Bolshevik Women is a history of the women who joined the Soviet Communist Party before 1921. Drawing on a database of more than five hundred individuals as well as on intensive research into the lives of the most prominent female Bolsheviks, Barbara Clements tells the fascinating story of the female Reds who survived imprisonment, built bombs, led armies into battle, and struggled to survive under Stalin. The study argues that women were important members of t ...show morehe Communist Party during its formative years.
Co-winner of the 1997 Heldt Prize for Best Book in Slavic/East European Women's Studies
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