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In the Shadow of Revolution:
Life Stories of Russian Women from 1917 to the Second World War
Edited by Sheila Fitzpatrick & Yuri Slezkine

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

PREFACE vii
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ix
Introduction 3
Sheila Fitzpatrick, Lives and Times 3
Yuri Slezkine, Lives as Tales 18
PART I. Civil War as a Way of Life (1917-1920) 31
1. Ekaterina Olitskaia, My Reminiscences (1) 33
2. Anna Litveiko, In 1917 49
3. P. E. Melgunova-Stepanova, Where Laughter Is Never Heard 66
4. Anna Andzhievskaia, A Mother's Story 73
5. Zinaida Zhemchuzhnaia, The Road to Exile 82
6. Nadezhda Krupskaia, Autobiography 111
7. Tatiana Varsher, Things Seen and Suffered 113
8. Zinaida Patrikeeva, Cavalry Boy 118
9. Irina Elenevskaia, Recollections 123
10. Sofia Volkonskaia, The Way of Bitterness 140
PART II. Toward "New Forms of Life" (The 1920s) 167
11. Agrippina Korevanova, My Life 169
12. Anonymous, What Am I to Do? 207
13. Ekaterina Olitskaia, My Reminiscences (2) 209
14. Paraskeva Ivanova, Why I Do Not Belong in the Party 213
15. Maria Belskaia, Arina's Children 219
16. Antonina Solovieva, Sent by the Komsomol 235
17. Nenila Bazeleva et al., Peasant Narratives (1) 241
18. Anna Balashova, A Worker's Life 243
19. Valentina Bogdan, Students in the First Five-Year Plan 252
20. Alla Kiparenko, Building the City of Youth 277
21. Anna Iankovskaia, A Belomor Confession 282
22. Lidia Libedinskaia, The Green Lamp 286
PART III. "Life Has Become Merrier" (The 1930s) 303
23. Pasha Angelina, The Most Important Thing 305
24. Efrosinia Kislova et al., Peasant Narratives (2) 322
25. Fruma Treivas, We Were Fighting for an Idea! 324
26. N. I. Slavnikova et al., Speeches by Stakhanovites 331
27. Ulianova, A Cross-Examination 342
28. Anna Shchetinina, A Sea Captain's Story 350
29. Kh. Khuttonen, Farewell to the Komsomol 354
30. Anastasia Plotnikova, Autobiography 356
31. A. V. Vlasovskaia et al., Speeches by Stakhanovites' Wives 359
32. Inna Shikheeva-Gaister, A Family Chronicle 367
33. Evdokia Maslennikova, The Story of My Life 391
34. Valentina Bogdan, Memoirs of an Engineer 394
35. Frida Troib et al., Engineers' Wives 419
36. Ekaterina Olitskaia, My Reminiscences (3) 424
GLOSSARY 435
INDEX 437

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