The Resource A history of Russian thought, edited by William Leatherbarrow and Derek Offord

A history of Russian thought, edited by William Leatherbarrow and Derek Offord

Label
A history of Russian thought
Title
A history of Russian thought
Statement of responsibility
edited by William Leatherbarrow and Derek Offord
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The history of ideas has played a central role in Russia's political and social history. Understanding its intellectual tradition and the way the intelligentsia have shaped the nation is crucial to understanding the Russia of today. This new history examines important intellectual and cultural currents (the Enlightenment, nationalism, nihilism, and religious revival) and key themes (conceptions of the West and East, the common people, and attitudes to capitalism and natural science) in Russian intellectual history. Concentrating on the golden age of Russian thought in the mid-nineteenth-century, the contributors also look back to its eighteenth-century origins in the flowering of culture following the reign of Peter the Great, and forward to the continuing vitality of Russia's classical intellectual tradition in the Soviet and post-Soviet eras. With brief biographical details of over fifty key thinkers and an extensive bibliography, this book provides a fresh, comprehensive overview of Russian intellectual history"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
DK189.2
LC item number
.H57 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Leatherbarrow, William J
  • Offord, Derek
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Russia
  • Russia
  • Soviet Union
Label
A history of Russian thought, edited by William Leatherbarrow and Derek Offord
Link
http://assets.cambridge.org/97805218/75219/cover/9780521875219.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The political and social order / David Saunders -- Russian intelligentsias / Gary Hamburg -- Intellectual currents -- Russia's eighteenth-century Enlightenment / Gareth Jones -- Conservatism in the age of Alexander I and Nicholas I / William Leatherbarrow -- Nihilism / Richard Peace -- Tradition and counter-tradition : the radical intelligentsia and classical Russian literature / Gary Saul Morson -- Religious renaissance in the silver age / Ruth Coates -- Themes and constructs -- The West / Vera Tolz -- The East / David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye -- The people / Derek Offord -- The intelligentsia and capitalism / Wayne Dowler -- Natural science / Charles Ellis -- The afterlife of classical thought -- Continuities in the Soviet period / Galin Tihanov -- Dialectical materialism and Soviet science in the 1920s and 1930s / Daniel Todes and Nikolai Krementsov -- Afterword / James Scanlan -- Biographical details of thinkers and writers
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 444 p.
Isbn
9780521875219
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2009050369
System control number
  • 3774353-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3774353
  • (Sirsi) o482601957
  • (OCoLC)482601957
Label
A history of Russian thought, edited by William Leatherbarrow and Derek Offord
Link
http://assets.cambridge.org/97805218/75219/cover/9780521875219.jpg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The political and social order / David Saunders -- Russian intelligentsias / Gary Hamburg -- Intellectual currents -- Russia's eighteenth-century Enlightenment / Gareth Jones -- Conservatism in the age of Alexander I and Nicholas I / William Leatherbarrow -- Nihilism / Richard Peace -- Tradition and counter-tradition : the radical intelligentsia and classical Russian literature / Gary Saul Morson -- Religious renaissance in the silver age / Ruth Coates -- Themes and constructs -- The West / Vera Tolz -- The East / David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye -- The people / Derek Offord -- The intelligentsia and capitalism / Wayne Dowler -- Natural science / Charles Ellis -- The afterlife of classical thought -- Continuities in the Soviet period / Galin Tihanov -- Dialectical materialism and Soviet science in the 1920s and 1930s / Daniel Todes and Nikolai Krementsov -- Afterword / James Scanlan -- Biographical details of thinkers and writers
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 444 p.
Isbn
9780521875219
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2009050369
System control number
  • 3774353-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3774353
  • (Sirsi) o482601957
  • (OCoLC)482601957

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