RUSS 9-21 The Women Question and Populism to terrorism

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1. Review a. Reforms, why radicalism?   Alexander II reformed the military, freed serfs,  corporate punishment was abolished, most reformist tsar, doesn’t stop  radicalism, still an autocracy, people still suffer 2. Opposition continued a. Literature, nihilism, Populism (1862)   lost of anti-government books i. “Fathers and Sons” Turgenev   introduces a new term (nihilism),  nothingness, a culture and social movement, not political ii. “What is to be done” N Chernyshevsky   “The tale of new men and  women”, emphasis on liberation, about men marrying women to liberate  them from their fathers, called fictitious marriages  3. The women question   movement throughout culture in Europe and America, evident  everywhere, Feminism, in England it created the suffrage movement, more prevalent in  Russia, stirred up writings, questions women’s social lives, more women get an 
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