The Representation of Women in Early Soviet Political Art

  title={The Representation of Women in Early Soviet Political Art},
  author={Victoria E. Bonnell},
  journal={The Russian Review},
  • Victoria E. Bonnell
  • Published 1991
  • Sociology
  • The Russian Review
  • W hen the Bolsheviks seized power from the Provisional Government in October 1917, the party numbered no more than 240,000 people in a country of some 145 million. Transformed overnight from a revolutionary party to a ruling party, the Bolsheviks were eager to establish the legitimacy of the new party-state and disseminate their ideas to a large, overwhelmingly rural population. No consensus existed about the revolutionary events, or indeed, about the major issues in the country's political… CONTINUE READING

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