Bloody and cunning? Women of power in selected state
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Krwawe i przebiegłe? Kobiety władzy w wybranych państwach socjalistycznych
Bloody and cunning? Women of power in selected state socialist countries

Author(s): Martin Gumiela
Subject(s): Middle Ages, Modern Age, 6th to 12th Centuries, 13th to 14th Centuries, 15th Century, 16th Century, 17th Century, 18th Century, 19th Century
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Brystygier; Honecker; Ceauşescu; power; socialism
Summary/Abstract: Julia Brystygier, Elena Ceauşescu, and Margot Honecker were in positions of power instate socialist dictatorships. Compared to many other representatives of the AnciénRegimes, the images of these women became extraordinarily negative after 1989. Thisarticle discusses their careers and their public image post 1989 and considers the role ofgender in the way these women are currently perceived.

  • Page Range: 114-125
  • Page Count: 12
  • Publication Year: 2019
  • Language: Polish