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Russian intelligentsia.

Richard Pipes

Russian intelligentsia.

by Richard Pipes

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Intellectuals.,
    • Soviet Union -- Intellectual life.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK32.7 .P49
      The Physical Object
      Pagination234 p.
      Number of Pages234
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5820148M
      LC Control Number61006160
      OCLC/WorldCa406181

      The role of the Russian intelligentsia in the revolution has often been downplayed due to their alleged alienation from practical affairs, their commitment to some kind of abstract doctrine, and their moral disconnection from the autocracy and class privilege. The cultural dichotomy between this theorizing elite and the toiling masses is evident, for example, in the prestige conferred on.   The amazing aspect of this book of essays are amazing predictions by these authors of the Soviet Union based on their observations on the philosophy and rhetoric of the Russian intelligentsia. Very uncanny/5(1).

      -- What is the intelligentsia? \/ Martin Malia. -- The pre-Revolutionary intelligentsia and the legal order \/ Leonard Schapiro. -- The Russian intelligentsia on the eve of the revolution \/ Boris Elkin. -- The historical evolution of the Russian intelligentsia \/ Richard Pipes. -- The structure of the Soviet intelligentsia \/ Leopold Labedz. Intelligentsia Books Showing of 91 Monsters Unleashed Vol. 1: Monster Mash (Paperback) by. ― Paul Avrich, The Russian Anarchists. 0 likes “By offering the educated a semblance of freedom he made the denial of real freedom even more painful and humiliating. The intelligentsia sought to avenge their betrayed hopes; the Tsar strove to.

      Unlike other studies on this subject, which view the Russian intelligentsia as simply an objectively existing group, this book portrays the intelligentsia as a cultural story or myth, revealing that the intelligentsia's existence is a function of the intellectuals' abilities to construct moral arguments. The Russian Intelligentsia: From Torment to Silence (New Brunswick: Transaction Books, ). Nahirny, Vladimir C., ‘ The Russian Intelligentsia: From Men of Ideas to Men of Convictions ’, Comparative Studies in Society and History 4 ().


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Russian intelligentsia by Richard Pipes Download PDF EPUB FB2

MARC RAEFF, the Boris Bakhmeteff Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies at Columbia University, is a scholar of pre-revolutionary Russia. His books include Understanding Imperial Russia, Origins of the Russian Intelligentsia, The Well-Ordered Police State, and Russian Cited by:   The Russian Intelligentsia is the record of an exile's return - both a riveting chronicle of poverty, crime, and corruption and a passionate call for Russian intellectuals to rearm in a new struggle for freedom and democracy.

Sinyavsky creates a vivid picture of today's Russian intelligentsia and its role as conscience and critic since the fall Cited by: The Russian intelligentsia book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(6).

Other articles where Intelligentsia is discussed: Vladimir Lenin: Formation of a revolutionary party: by many of the Russian intelligentsia was their adherence to the widespread belief of the Populists (Russian pre-Marxist radicals) that Marxism was inapplicable to peasant Russia, in which a proletariat (an industrial working class) was Russian intelligentsia.

book nonexistent. Petr Boborykin, a Russian journalist and writer who is widely believed to have popularized the term ‘intelligentsia’, enlisted vital features of this social stratum in. Inafter the fall of Soviet communism, Andrei Sinyavsky went home to Russia.

In exile for nearly two decades, the writer known as Abram Tertz had suffered prison and oppression for liberating both the writer and reader from the constraints of totalitarianism.

The Russian Intelligentsia is the record of an exile's return - both a riveting chronicle of poverty, crime, and. The Russian intelligentsia are a distinct feature of historical Russian political culture, but they have also foreshadowed the experience of many peoples over the whole globe in the half century or so that followed The theme that links the essays in this book, written over 30 years, is the phenomenon of the Russian intelligentsia, which Isaiah Berlin describes as the largest single Russian contribution to social change in the world/5(41).

Isaiah Berlin once argued that the concept of the intelligentsia was "Russia's greatest contribution to world civilization." Since the mid-nineteenth century, the Russian intelligentsia has shared a profound sense of responsibility for the fate of its country and a belief in the transformative power of the Word--a belief reinforced by the state, which has relentlessly tried.

Buy a cheap copy of The Russian Intelligentsia book by Andrei Sinyavsky. Having returned to Russia in after two decades, the writer known as Abram Tertz creates a vivid picture of today's Russian intelligentsia and its role as Free shipping over $ The Narodniks (Russian: народники, pronounced [nɐˈrodʲnʲɪkʲɪ]) were a politically conscious movement of the Russian intelligentsia in the s and s, some of whom became involved in revolutionary agitation against ideology, a type of agrarian socialism, was known as Narodnichestvo (народничество), from the Russian народ, narod, "people, folk".

The kind of book I would gladly assign in my course on Russian Imperial history." —Richard Pipes, Harvard University "An exceptional book. The fundamental theme represents a marked inno­vation in the study of the Russian intelligentsia of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries." —Edward A.

Shils, University of ChicagoCited by: 9. The last representatives of the Russian intelligentsia, heartened by Khrushchev’s denunciation of Stalinism intook their inspiration from the visionary aims of their nineteenth-century predecessors and from the revolutionary aspirations of In pursuing the dream of a civil, democratic socialist society, such idealists contributed Cited by:   The Russian Intelligentsia.

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By Vladimir C. Nahirny. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 22 February Pub. location New York. Imprint Cited by: 1.

The Russian Intelligentsia is the record of an exile\'s return - both a riveting chronicle of poverty, crime, and corruption and a passionate call for Russian intellectuals to rearm in a new struggle for freedom and democracy.

[Rachel Hicks] The intelligentsia, in its peculiarly Russian sense, was a “‘class’ held together only by the bond of ‘consciousness,’ ‘critical thought,’ or moral passion” (Malia, 5). It was a group of people in the 19th century who questioned the Continue reading →.

This book examines the phenomenon of intelligentsia as political discourse, civic action, and embodied practice, focusing especially on the political agendas and personal choices confronting intellectuals in modern Russia. Contributors explore the role of the Russian intelligentsia.

A much-discussed sign of this shift was the publication in of the Vekhy collection of articles by a group of intellectuals, some of whom had been Marxists, critical of materialism and radicality of the Russian intelligentsia. In his study of the Socialist Revolutionary party, Russia’s peasant party, historian O.

Radkey wrote of. Absolutely marvelous analysis of the intellectual trends that grasped the minds of Russian intelligentsia in the XIX century. Frede skillfully integrates the influences of the German philosophical ideas and political and social landscape of the Russian Empire on the fledgling ideas on atheism among the educated by: 5.

Go to Chapter One Section • Go to Book World's Review. The Russian Intelligentsia By Andrei Sinyavsky Translated by Lynn Visson Chapter One: The Intelligentsia and the People I.

This book is a helpful and concise account that traces the roots of the Russian Revolution of back to the rise of the intelligentsia classes in the 19th century. While not a particularly "readable" or engaging text, I do believe it does its job in explaining the complicated and divergent social groups and political movements throughout the /5.Samizdat (Russian: самизда́т, lit.

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