Five Sisters: Women Against the Tsar
Barbara Alpern Engel, Clifford N. Rosenthal
Psychology Press, 1987 - History - 254 pages
Five Sistersprovides a unique first-hand account of the Russian revolutionary movement of the 1870s from the perspective of five remarkable young women who participated in it: Vera Figner, Vera Zasulich, Olga Liubatovich, Praskovia Ivanovskaia, and Elizaveta Kovalskaia. These elegantly translated memoirs provide a vivid description of this turbulent period in Russian history and the daily lives of these brave women.
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