Five Sisters: Women Against the Tsar

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"Five Sisters" provides 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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Vera Liubatovich
Sergei Kravchinskii

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is professor of history at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

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