The Keys to Happiness: Sex and the Search for Modernity in Fin-de-Siecle Russia

 
The Keys to Happiness: Sex and the Search for Modernity in Fin-de-Siecle Russia by Laura Engelstein
Published: 
July, 1994
ISBN: 
978-0801499586
Publisher: 
Cornell University Press

"Engelstein's sensitivity to the interplay of conceptions of gender and class with politics and science makes the book valuable not only to Russianists, but to historians of culture and society in general. . . . Laura Engelstein has made a remarkable contribution to the scholarly literature."—Journal of the History of Sexuality

Area of Interest: 
Cultural History
Gender & Sexuality
Period: 
19th Century
20th Century
Region: 
Russia and Eurasia