“A Woman is Not a Man”: The Culture of Gender and Generation in Soviet Russia, 1921-1928

@article{Gorsuch1996AWI,
  title={“A Woman is Not a Man”: The Culture of Gender and Generation in Soviet Russia, 1921-1928},
  author={Anne E. Gorsuch},
  journal={Slavic Review},
  year={1996},
  volume={55},
  pages={636 - 660}
}
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