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By William Leatherbarrow,Derek Offord

ISBN-10: 0521875218

ISBN-13: 9780521875219

ISBN-10: 1107412528

ISBN-13: 9781107412521

The heritage of rules has performed a primary function in Russia's political and social background. realizing its highbrow culture and how the intelligentsia have formed the state is important to realizing the Russia of this present day. This new historical past examines vital highbrow and cultural currents (the Enlightenment, nationalism, nihilism, and non secular revival) and key subject matters (conceptions of the West and East, the typical humans, and attitudes to capitalism and average technology) in Russian highbrow historical past. targeting the Golden Age of Russian notion 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 booklet presents a clean, finished evaluation of Russian highbrow history.

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