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Dmitry V. Arzyutov and Sergei A. Kan

that time the order of differentiation was established according to ethnic characteristic, which happened to be related, especially during the first censuses, to the class divisions of the empire. For instance, Juliette Cadiot (2007: 63–90 ) writes

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Ana Kolarić

, in socialist journals was just a means to an end—to becoming a socialist, revolutionary woman. The fight against class inequality and social injustice was more important and universal than the struggle for women's equal rights (it was expected that

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Ioana Cîrstocea

feminist powerhouse.” 12 Snitow was raised in an educated Jewish middle-class family of ECE descent and of left-wing political orientation. 13 She earned her PhD in literature from the University of London (1978) and pioneered women's studies at Rutgers

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Elaine MacKinnon

before her husband, Pavel, a regional party official. Liudmila Miklashevskaia was born in Odessa in 1899 to a middle-class Jewish family. Her first husband was the actor and playwright Konstantin Miklashevsky. The pair moved to Paris in 1924, but soon

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Report from the Region

The “Anti-Gender” Wave Contested: Gender Studies, Civil Society, and the State in Eastern Europe and Beyond*

government circles aimed to reach out for a new kind of gender-related public discourse that was meant to mobilize a more secular, less intensely nationalistic but still conservative middle-class public than what could be achieved through the discourses on

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A Gloomy Carnival of Freedom

Sex, Gender, and Emotions among Polish Displaced Person in the Aftermath of World War II

Katarzyna Nowak

sexual encounters between people of different nationalities but also put people from different social classes into a new proximity with each other. This sudden corporeal and moral freedom along with the wartime crisis of sexuality turned postwar chaos

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Francesc Bellaubi

, and between social classes. While formulating the geoethical dilemma of Lake Turgoyak and during the informal meetings, people expressed a strong sense of Russian self-consciousness identity as, somehow, a kind of nostalgia inherited from the Soviet

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Zoia Tarasova

physical training classes that focus on mix-fighting. The club leader believes that the ancestors of Sakha were a caste of warriors ( voiny ) of Genghis Khan called Uraankhay . He seeks to revive the courage of these ancestor warriors in the club members

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Drawing Stereotypes

Europe and East Asia in Russian Political Caricature, 1900–1905

Zachary Hoffman

classes in the countryside and cities. 12 Satirical magazines and journals peddled exaggerated and humorous caricatures of Japanese, Chinese, and Korean peoples and their governments. 13 The major newspapers in St. Petersburg and Moscow were no exception

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Ivory Carving in Yakutia

National Identity and Processes of Acculturation

Zinaida I. Ivanova-Unarova and Liubov R. Alekseeva

. Through practical classes students began to master the experience of the previous generation of bone carvers, to create compositions of both the everyday and folkloric genres, to reveal the texture of the material, and to study the ornaments and patterns