The Left Side of History: World War II and the Unfulfilled Promise of Communism in Eastern Europe
Kristen Ghodsee is Professor of Gender and Women's Studies at Bowdoin College and a former Guggenheim Fellow. She is the author of Lost in Transition: Ethnographies of Everyday Life after Communism, also published by Duke University Press.
The Red Samaritan
This chapter is a conversation with a former member of the Bulgarian Women’s Committee who continues to be active with nongovernmental organizations in Bulgaria. It includes a detailed discussion of the domestic work of the Women’s Committee and the need for continuing activism.