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Maria Bucur

that he started to kick me with both feet, with all his strength. In my stomach. In my ribs. Oh, I thought he was going to kill me. But they don't kill you. They just torture you. They bring you to that point where you hate yourself and you hate your

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“Amongst Affectionate Female Friends”

Same-Sex Intimacy in Nineteenth-Century Polish Correspondence

Natalie Cornett

strength;—with the lively affinity, that she actually has for me, I can surmise at how incomparably further, and more freely she could go, if her gift would be to prop herself up on the arms, on the thoughts of a beloved one. You will understand me fuller

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Masculinity on Stage

Dueling in the Greek Capital, 1870–1918

Dimitra Vassiliadou

his own life for his homeland, 42 embodied values and qualities that privileged physical strength, aggressiveness, toughness, and robustness, 43 performed on the battlefield and elsewhere, for instance, in sports 44 or on the field of honor. The

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Selin Çağatay, Olesya Khromeychuk, Stanimir Panayotov, Zlatina Bogdanova, Margarita Karamihova, and Angelina Vacheva

of the main strengths of Çakır’s work. The book is also an important contribution to the existing scholarship in that it is the first work to unify and analyze women’s experiences in Turkish politics across political parties and as first and foremost

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Elaine MacKinnon

fighting to get Olga acquitted of a terrorist charge, which enabled her to be released on time in 1946. 68 Olga emphasizes that while she was in the camps, she worried over her mother's health, but she also derived spiritual strength, comfort, and even

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Valentina Mitkova

Literaturen glas (Literary voice) (1929): “Femininity is the main feature of her poems. Unanswered love and obedience of male strength, simplicity of expression, impressiveness of poetic imagery—that is the strength of her poetry.” 27 The “specifically

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A Woman Politician in the Cold War Balkans

From Biography to History

Krassimira Daskalova

where she was dealing not only with the sexism of the male Party bosses but also with the disagreements of various women’s units and activists. Dragoicheva’s strength in this context came from the left-wing women’s sisterhood (though sometimes

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Adriana Zaharijević, Kristen Ghodsee, Efi Kanner, Árpád von Klimó, Matthew Stibbe, Tatiana Zhurzhenko, Žarka Svirčev, Agata Ignaciuk, Sophia Kuhnle, Ana Miškovska Kajevska, Chiara Bonfiglioli, Marina Hughson, Sanja Petrović Todosijević, Enriketa Papa-Pandelejmoni, Stanislava Barać, Ayşe Durakbaşa, Selin Çağatay, and Agnieszka Mrozik

interviewee reported, “Nobody does anything anymore without a reward. People are no longer as good or kind. Everybody seems stressed out, nervous. They do not have the strength to work with one another, as they barely solve their own issues. The richer one

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Maria Bucur, Alexandra Ghit, Ayşe Durakbaşa, Ivana Pantelić, Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild, Elizabeth A. Wood, Anna Müller, Galina Goncharova, Zorana Antonijević, Katarzyna Sierakowska, Andrea Feldman, Maria Kokkinou, Alexandra Zavos, Marija M. Bulatović, Siobhán Hearne, and Rayna Gavrilova

organizations’ guidelines from the first decade of that century, physical and moral values cultivated in school physical training were inseparable from each other. Traditional virtues, such as (mental) strength, health, and courage, were prescribed by (medical

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“Comrades in Battle”

Women Workers and the 1906 Finnish Suffrage Victory

Eric Blanc

forces outside of Finland did not face the same mass pressure from below to accept full suffrage—and socialists did not have the numerical strength in the Duma to force the issue. The second crucial distinguishing factor was the distinct political status