Search
Your Account Check Out

About The Book

The book Feminists Despite Themselves is the first history of the women's movement in Ukraine. The book explains how Ukrainian women, constrained by national and traditional issues, began to develop self-help organizations in their rural communities. It analyzes a vast range of material, encompassing Ukrainian women in the Russian and Austrian empires; the national liberation struggle; the interwar period; international feminism; and Ukrainian women in the Soviet Union.

In this study, based upon primary archival materials in the United States, Canada, Austria, Poland, and the Soviet Union, the author suggests that the Ukrainian women's movement was similar to the self-help women's movements characteristic of emergent colonial countries since 1945. It highlights an important dimension of East European and Soviet history and makes a significant contribution to women's studies.

About The Author

Martha Bohachevsky-Chomiak

Dr. Martha Bohachevsky-Chomiak, formerly Professor of History at Manhattanville College and Johns Hopkins University, is the director of the Fulbright Program in Ukraine. She is the author of The Spring of a Nation: Ukrainians in …

Offline Ordering

fax
Fax your billing address, payment method, and item(s) ordered to
(780) 492-4967 with our order form.
phone
Call us at (780) 492-2973 between 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (MST / -0700 UTC) and have your credit card ready.
Mail
Send your billing address, payment method, and item(s) ordered to:

CIUS Press
430 Pembina Hall
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB
Canada T6G 2H8
developed by the kingcom group
© 2005 - 2016 CIUS Press All Rights Reserved | Canadian Orders are charged in CAD, all others are in USD American Express Discover Mastercard Visa