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How we survived communism and even laughed

Author: Slavenka Drakulić
Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial, 2016. ©1993
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Reissued First HarperPerennial edition, 2016View all editions and formats
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Hailed by feminists as one of the most important contributions to women's studies in the last decade, this gripping, beautifully written account describes the daily struggles of women under the Marxist regime in the former republic of Yugoslavia.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Slavenka Drakulić; Slavenka Drakulić
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Slavenka Drakulić
ISBN: 0060975407 9780060975401
OCLC Number: 979564431
Notes: Originally published: [New York]: W.W. Norton & Co., 1992.
Description: xvii, 197 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction: The trivial is political --
You can't drink your coffee alone --
Pizza in Warsaw, torte in Prague --
Make-up and other crucial questions --
I think of Ulrike this night in November --
On doing laundry --
A doll that grew old --
Forward to the past --
A chat with my censor --
The strange ability of apartments to divide and multiply --
Our little Stasi --
The language of soup --
A communist eye, or What did I see in New York? --
A letter form the United States- the critical theory approach --
Some doubts about fur coats --
That Sunday, like an empty red balloon --
My first midnight mass --
On the quality of wall paint in Eastern Europe --
The day when they say that war will begin --
How we survived communism.
Responsibility: Slavenka Drakulić.
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Hailed by feminists as one of the most important contributions to women's studies in the last decade, this gripping, beautifully written account describes the daily struggles of women under the Marxist regime in the former republic of Yugoslavia.

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