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By William Leatherbarrow,Derek Offord

The heritage of rules has performed a primary function in Russia's political and social heritage. knowing its highbrow culture and how the intelligentsia have formed the kingdom is essential to realizing the Russia of this day. This new heritage examines very important 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 technological know-how) in Russian highbrow heritage. targeting the Golden Age of Russian inspiration within the mid 19th century, the individuals additionally glance again to its eighteenth-century origins within the flowering of tradition following the reign of Peter the nice, and ahead to the ongoing energy of Russia's classical highbrow culture within the Soviet and post-Soviet eras. With short biographical information of over fifty key thinkers and an intensive bibliography, this ebook offers a clean, finished evaluation of Russian highbrow history.

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By William Leatherbarrow,Derek Offord

The heritage of rules has performed a primary function in Russia's political and social heritage. knowing its highbrow culture and how the intelligentsia have formed the kingdom is essential to realizing the Russia of this day. This new heritage examines very important 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 technological know-how) in Russian highbrow heritage. targeting the Golden Age of Russian inspiration within the mid 19th century, the individuals additionally glance again to its eighteenth-century origins within the flowering of tradition following the reign of Peter the nice, and ahead to the ongoing energy of Russia's classical highbrow culture within the Soviet and post-Soviet eras. With short biographical information of over fifty key thinkers and an intensive bibliography, this ebook offers a clean, finished evaluation of Russian highbrow history.

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