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Becoming Communist

Ideals, Dreams, and Nightmares

Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild

Kelly Hignett , Melanie Ilic, Dalia Leinarte, and Corina Snitar, Women’s Experiences of Repression in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, London: Routledge, 2018, xiii, 196 pp., $123.09 (hardback), ISBN 978-1-138-04692-4.

Lisa Kirschenbaum, International Communism and the Spanish Civil War: Solidarity and Suspicion, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015, xiii, 278 pp., $29.99 (paperback), ISBN: 978-1-131-622690-2.

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Ulrike Guérot and Michael Hunklinger

Europeanization. Europe has long lost its utopian potential, a dream of itself. In his book Memory and the Future of Europe, Peter Verovšek (2020) explains that the EU in which we have lived for the past 70 years is ultimately only the result of collective

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Biljana Dojčinović

works contained as its basis a dream and a perfect capability of realization. Every meeting with her was both fun and encouraging. She was, before anything else, full of incredible energy, lucid, and optimistic, as inspired as well-organized and rational

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Valentina Mitkova

theoretical and biographical issues, the second part of the book, entitled “Seminarut” (The seminar), references Nicolchina's research on the geo-cultural differences between the dreams and ideas of Eastern intellectuals of the 1980s (shared in the form of

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Instead of a Novel

Sophia Yablonska's Travelogues in the History of Modern Ukrainian Literature

Olena Haleta

principal dream was to travel the world, and traveling became a way to remain independent. While working for a French documentary production company, traveling, and living in Morocco and China, Yablonska published three travelogues accompanied by hundreds of

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The Rule of Law—A Heuristic Perspective?

the American Dream . As an impressionist painter of the late nineteenth century—taking on board a manifold of empirical evidences—Chomsky presents the reader with how the American dream will be destructed by the application of egocentric hedonistic

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Asma Abbas

slight twinkle of a future, an internationalist one at that, only because of how his victory on some fronts might help release the chokehold on the grievous hopes and dreams of our worlds. We still called that campaign ours, never quite expecting our

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Traces of Pan Africanism and African Nationalism in Africa Today

Denis Goldberg

interregional trade and exchanges in all fields of education, of law and culture will in time develop a mutual tolerance of diversity in culture and social practice, enabling the dream of a closer relationship based on mutual respect and human solidarity to be

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Stiletto Socialism

Social Class, Dressing Up, and Women's Self-Positioning in Socialist Slovenia

Polona Sitar

orientation, and openness to the “imagined West.” The images of the dream world of the West created high hopes and expectations for a better future and social well-being. Households in socialist countries began to modernize in the early 1960s, when washing

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“Did You Teach Us to Do Otherwise?”

Young Women in the Tsukunft Youth Movement in Interwar Poland and Their Role Models

Magdalena Kozłowska

spouse echo the life decisions of Esther Riskind and Bela Szapiro. Similar words were also expressed in another autobiography, in which a young woman learning her profession dreamed: “When I'm finally all trained up, I'll go work in the big city. I'd like