By William Leatherbarrow,Derek Offord

ISBN-10: 0521875218

ISBN-13: 9780521875219

ISBN-10: 1107412528

ISBN-13: 9781107412521

The heritage of principles has performed a relevant function in Russia's political and social background. realizing its highbrow culture and how the intelligentsia have formed the kingdom is essential to knowing the Russia of at the present time. This new background examines very important highbrow and cultural currents (the Enlightenment, nationalism, nihilism, and non secular revival) and key issues (conceptions of the West and East, the typical humans, and attitudes to capitalism and usual technology) in Russian highbrow heritage. targeting the Golden Age of Russian proposal 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 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 in depth bibliography, this e-book presents a clean, finished assessment of Russian highbrow history.

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