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60 Free Essays on Alexandra Kollontai Biography

  1. Women in Society Throughout History

    written by Alexandra Kollontai. What makes this piece of writing different from all the others is the fact that it is a factual account by a woman. Alexandra Kollontai became a Bolshevik or a member of the Russian Communist party in 1915. She was “the only woman to hold a cabinet post in the new...

  2. Women in Post-Revolutionary Russia: the Opportunities and Obstacles

    work outside of family life. The realities of these women were shown clearly in Alexandra Kollontai's novel Love of Worker Bees. based on life in post-revolutionary Russia. When Mr. Feodoseev abandons his wife for another woman, she is horrified at the thought of trying to get a job while raising...

  3. Russian

    the family was moderately well off. There were few examples like that within the Bolshevik party (for example, Georgy Chicherin, Alexandra Kollontai and some more). However, majority of the professional Bolsheviks (there were about 15.000 of them by 1917) were representatives of the lower middle...

  4. Russian Literature

    -workers experienced. When Alexandra Kollontai wrote sisters, the Bolshevik revolution was still in its early stage. Kollontai wrote sisters in the spirit of revolution and social change. She wrote the short story in order to identify corrupting influences that had survived from the old, bourgeoisie...

  5. Communism Versus Capitalism

    Alexandra Kollontai stated that the need for family will be determined by the nature of the people and that when deemed unnecessary by the community, it will be naturally phased out (Kollontai Komunistka). Communists and capitalists are very critical of each other. This, of course, is due to the...

  6. A Biographical Recont of Queen Elzabeth Ii

    A BIOGRAPHICAL RECONT OF QUEEN ELZABETH II Princess Alexandra Mary was born on April 21, 1926 in London, England. She was the first child of Prince Albert and former Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. She only had a sister whose name was Margret Rose. She has been Queen for 56 years. She is the...

  7. To Kill a Mockingbird - History

    every law applied in every state, but the Jim Crow laws were demoralizing and far reaching, all in the name of protecting white culture and power. Study and Homework Help Practice Projects 1. Assume the role of one of the following characters: Aunt Alexandra, Miss Stephanie Crawford, Mrs. Grace...

  8. Feminism

    surplus labor, it wouldn’t produce productive labor. In the 1890s, Clara Zetkin thought an economy would not reach its full potential without women. She successfully got women into the German Socialist Democratic Party through the Women’s Bureau and founded Socialist Women’s International. Alexandra...

  9. The Arp

    Another RDP first from the Alexandra Renewal Project Released: October 2006 | Source: ARP [Marlboro Social Housing Phase 1] A major challenge facing the ARP is the shortage of land. While there is a clearly identified need to provide RDP housing within Alexandra, the question is where? Whilst...

  10. How Successful Was the New Economic Policy

    within the party itself. The two prominent Bolsheviks involved Alexander Shlyapnikov, labour commissar, and Alexandra Kollontai, who led a ‘workers’ Opposition’ movement against the excess of war communism. Kollontai accused party leaders of losing touch with the proletariat and from this, groups of...

  11. Sasha Cohen Biography

    Hello everybody, My name is Sanya Sharma and today I’m sharing with you a book by Anne E. Hill focusing on the biography of the Champion figure skater Sasha Cohen. Think you know all there is to know about Sasha Cohen? Well, did you know that She grew up in Southern CA. Ice cream is one of...

  12. Miss

    who were not happy together did not have to stay with each other. Lenin made Alexandra Kollontai the first female member of any European government, demonstrating that you could still be powerful as a woman. In December 1917, a new marriage law was passed allowing men over the age of eighteen and...

  13. Tchaikovsky Childhood

    Glazov in Viatka. His great-grandfather, a Cossack named Fyodor Chaika, distinguished himself under Peter the Great at the Battle of Poltava in 1709.[2] His mother, Alexandra Andreyevna née d'Assier, the second of Ilya's three wives, was 18 years her husband's junior and of French ancestry on her...

  14. problems faced by the Tsar

    can be clearly seen in a letter of reply he sent to a liberal zemstvo head before his coronation. "I shall maintain the principal of autocracy just as firmly and unflinchingly as it was preserved by my unforgettable dead father (Alexandra 3)"(Nicholas & Alexandra, Robert K. Massie). His ultra...

  15. bolshevik consolidation of power plan

    Communism' this focused on the Red Army's war effort, and kept the army supplied during the war. This undoubtedly did help the Reds to win the war, however, there was some opposition to it - from Alexandra Kolantai, the Kronstadt Sailors and the Tambov peasants.(Matthew Holmes Pastor to the Bolshevik...

  16. Miss

    . Withdrawal of political commissars from factories 10. Ending of Communist Party’s monopoly of press Kronstadt: once “reddest of the red”. Crushed by Trotsky and Red Army. Symbol of disunity? ( Alexandra Kollontai and Alexander Shlyapnikov involved ( prominent party members. Significance...

  17. The Fall of the House of Romanov

    : Carol Publishing Group, 1994. Erickson, Carolly. Alexandra The Last Tsarina. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2001. “History’s Mysteries: Grigori Rasputin.” Biography. November 30, 2007. http://www.biography.com/broadband/main.do?video=mysteries-rasputin-broadband Massie, Robert K. The Romanovs: The Final Chapter. New York: Ballantine Books, 1996....

  18. History 102

    continued need of a win for women in obtaining property rights, divorce and freedom of movement (Mitchell & Mitchell 177). Stites introduces us to key women such as Alexandra Kollontai, who went against her feminist competitors and the prevailing opinion of the conservative society, which led to the...

  19. Feminism

    Finnish parliament. In 1930 Alexandra Kollontai is appointed Ambassador from the Soviet Union to Sweden, becoming the first woman Ambassador in modern history [5].” “ In 1919, Nancy Astor became the first woman to take her seat in the House of Commons of Parliament in Great Britain. The 1929 general...

  20. Play

    Alexandra Kollontai,[5][6] counterposed Marxism against feminism, rather than trying to combine them. Dame Iris Murdoch DBE (15 July 1919 – 8 February 1999) was an Irish-born British author and philosopher, best known for her novels about political and social questions of good and evil, sexual...

  21. The Role of Bolshevik Ideology in the Birth of the Bureaucracy

    (This article was first published in Socialism ou Barbarie#35(1964),as an introduction to Alexandra Kollantai's The Workers Oppostion,but it can stand alone as a refutation of the standard Leninist/Trotskyist claim that the Soviet Union only degenerated post 1924 i.e after Lenin's death,and as such...

  22. ww1 responsible for downfall of Tsarist regime

    autocracy can be clearly seen in a letter of reply he sent to a liberal zemstvo head before his coronation. "I shall maintain the principal of autocracy just as firmly and unflinchingly as it was preserved by my unforgettable dead father (Alexandra 3)"(Nicholas & Alexandra, Robert K. Massie). His ultra...

  23. To Kill a Mocking Bird.

    trials which have a lot in common with the fictional trial of Tom Robinson. A number of people influence Scout. The two major role models in her life, her Aunt Alexandra and her father Atticus, pull her in two opposing directions. Aunt Alexandra is prejudice towards the Finch’s black housekeeper...

  24. Bolshevik Consolidation of Power

    Marriage Code of 1918 gave married women complete legal equality with their partners, and a Special Woman’s Department was set up in 1919 under the direction of active Bolshevik feminist, Alexandra Kollontai. Workers conditions were eased as a maximum eight hour day for workers and a social welfare...

  25. Prostitution Solutions

    license and prostitutes need to register and undergo regular health checks. Prostitutes and brothel-owners pay taxes like other workers and businesses. Suggestions according to Alexandra Kollontai “We must therefore not only confront the problem of prostitution but seek a solution that is in line...

  26. Russian Holidays

    everyday jobs. The men usually give them flowers, and then are supposed to do all the housework. It started when a Bolshevik feminist, Alexandra Kollontai, persuaded Lenin to honor the women workers. As in the United States, Easter Sunday changes every year, though usually taking place at the end of...

  27. To Kill a Mockingbird

    . Using Scout as a narrator helps expose other prejudicial values concerning class and gender in the Old South. Aunt Alexandra represents many of these values and Scout butts up against her several times. Through Scout’s eyes we see Aunt Alexandra disapprove of Atticus’s relaxed and, even within...

  28. Life of an Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright and R. Buckminster Fuller

    idiosyncratic interests that they passed on to Frank. In his biography his mother declared, when she was expecting her first child, that he would grow up to build beautiful buildings. She decorated his nursery with engravings of English cathedrals torn from a periodical to encourage the infant's...

  29. Feminism in Marxism

    outreach and education of women workers and peasants, through its women's department--while at the same time arguing against sexist attitudes of working-class men. Alexandra Kollontai, who was a leading member of the Bolshevik Party and one its leading theoreticians on women's oppression, attended the...

  30. To Kill a Mocking Board

    . Calpurnia is the source of many arguments between Atticus and his sister, Alexandra, because Alexandra wants Atticus to let Cal go, but Atticus insists that she is part of the family and so she remains. • She is ‘faithful member of the family’. • Scout talks of “her tyrannical hand” and...