William Leatherbarrow,Derek Offord's A History of Russian Thought PDF

By William Leatherbarrow,Derek Offord

ISBN-10: 0521875218

ISBN-13: 9780521875219

ISBN-10: 1107412528

ISBN-13: 9781107412521

The historical past of rules has performed a vital position in Russia's political and social background. figuring out its highbrow culture and how the intelligentsia have formed the kingdom is important to realizing the Russia of at the present time. This new heritage examines very important highbrow and cultural currents (the Enlightenment, nationalism, nihilism, and non secular revival) and key topics (conceptions of the West and East, the typical humans, and attitudes to capitalism and usual technology) in Russian highbrow heritage. focusing on the Golden Age of Russian idea within the mid 19th century, the members additionally glance again to its eighteenth-century origins within the flowering of tradition following the reign of Peter the good, and ahead to the continued energy of Russia's classical highbrow culture within the Soviet and post-Soviet eras. With short biographical info of over fifty key thinkers and an intensive bibliography, this e-book presents a clean, entire assessment of Russian highbrow history.

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