Seasoned Socialism : Gender and Food in Late Soviet Everyday LifeSeasoned Socialism considers the relationship between gender and food in late Soviet daily life. Political and economic conditions heavily influenced Soviet life and foodways during this period and an exploration of Soviet women's central role in the daily sustenance for their families as well as the obstacles they faced on this quest offers new insights into intergenerational and inter-gender power dynamics of that time.
by Chris Smith
Last Updated Jan 31, 2023
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This is a guide to selected sources on the culture and cuisine of Russia; the Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania); and Eastern Europe (Belarus, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Ukraine).
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