Free Essays on Alexandra Kollontai Biography

  1. Women in Society Throughout History

    is The Autobiography of a Sexually Emancipated Communist Woman 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...

  2. Russian

    official and 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...

  3. Prostitution Solutions

    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 with our basic principles and the programme...

  4. Communism Versus Capitalism

    acquisition of private property. On the other hand, communist 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...

  5. Feminism

    She successfully got women into the German Socialist Democratic Party through the Women’s Bureau and founded Socialist Women’s International. Alexandra Kollontai gained political authority in USSR and fought for birth control, child care, and sexual freedom. Emma Goldman also fought for motherhood and...

  6. ww1 responsible for downfall of Tsarist regime

    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-conservative political outlook was influenced greatly when a child Tsar Nicholas was educated by the reactionary...

  7. Miss

    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: Lenin had to rethink Bolshevik economic policy, pushed towards the...

  8. Rasputin Bibliography

    as to why the Romanov Dynasty failed. Many people blamed Rasputin for the fall of the Romanov Empire due to his close relationship to the Tsarina Alexandra, where she was heavily influenced by Rasputin and then in turn she influenced the Tsar. The Tsar was a ruler that was behind times instead of modernising...

  9. Russian Holidays

    their 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...

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

    southwestern Wisconsin. Both of Wright's parents were strong-willed individuals with 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...

  11. Tchaikovsky Childhood

    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 father's side.[3] Both...

  12. To Kill a Mockingbird - History

    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 Merriweather, Miss Gates, Calpurnia, Helen Robinson, Dill, Mr. Gilmer, Walter Cunningham, Dolphus Raymond, Reverend...

  13. Cleopatra

    all time. Born to Potloemy X11 and Cleopatra V1, Cleopatra’s full name was Cleopatra VII Philopator, she was born around October, of 69 BC In Alexandra, Egypt. Although Cleopatra was born in Egypt, she is by far the most famous and most idolized of the Hellenistic rulers. She was a descended from...

  14. membership

    1903, p 6. 61 Victor Gray and Melanie Aspey, ‘Rothschild, Nathaniel Mayer de, first Baron Rothschild (1840–1915)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 2004. 62 Royal Commission on the Reform of the House of Lords, A House for the Future, January 2000, Cm 4534, para 15.3. 63 ibid. 64 Edward...

  15. History 102

    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 Proletarian Women’s Movement...

  16. bolshevik consolidation of power plan

    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 Community and Minister for Justice). Lenin was the...

  17. ResearchPaperRussia

    manufacture her own candles.1 This domestic work was once deemed beneficial and necessary, as it ensure the well-being of the family. According to Kollontai, “The more the mistress of the house applied herself, the better the peasant or craftsman’s family lived.”2 The national economy benefitted from the...

  18. 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 constitutional...

  19. problems faced by the Tsar

    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-conservative political outlook was influenced greatly when a child Tsar Nicholas was educated by the reactionary...

  20. Miss

    couldn’t provide for. Divorce was also made easier so that partners 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...

  21. Feminism

    [4].” Finland granted the right for women to vote in 1906 and “in 1907, 19 women are elected to the new 200-person 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...

  22. How Successful Was the New Economic Policy

    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 workers in Petrograd...

  23. Bolshevik Consolidation of Power

    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 system was introduced, the army and schools were...

  24. Book Review 451

    worlds. The Martian Chronicles and Something Wicked This Way Come were two other popular titles of his work (Biography Channel) . He was born on August 22, 1920 and died on June 5, 2012 (Biography Channel). He was born in Waukegan, Illinois. When he was a teenager, he and his family moved out to California...

  25. 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 her...

  26. Animal Farm Research 1

    "Karl Marx." UXL Biographies. Detroit: U*X*L, 2003. Student Resources in Context. Web. 7 Nov. 2014. When he died he was not considered a citizen of any country. His ideas inspired the Russian Revolution. (1917). Formed the basis of communist and socialist governments. Born May 5, 1811. In 1815 all Jews...

  27. Queen Elizabeth Ii

    1926, Mayfair, London, England, UK Birth Name Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor (Her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary of York) Nickname Lillibet Height 5' 4" (1.63 m) Mini Biography Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was born on April 21, 1926, in London England to the...

  28. To Kill a Mockingbird- Important Qoutations

    reason for us not to try to win. • …Atticus so rarely asked Jem and me to do something for him, I could take being a coward for him. • Aunt Alexandra would have been analogous to Mount Everest: throughout my early life, she was cold and there. • ..Uncle Jack made better use of his face: we...

  29. DDDGGTFFFRF

              Individual  Reflective  Report   Bunnings Warehouse  NEWCASTLE BUSINESS SCHOOL   GSBS6005  Emma Alexandra Watts   C3171012  13.04.13      Table of Contents  1. Introduction ...........................................................................................

  30. 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 the...