An Introduction to Nineteenth Century Russian Slavophilism

An Introduction to Nineteenth Century Russian Slavophilism : Ru F. Samarin

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The fourth volume in a study of 19th-century Russian Slavophilism, an ideological current now experiencing a revival. The book focuses on Samarin, youngest and most active of the Moscow Slavophils, who played a leading role in the emancipation of the serfs and in other reforms.
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  • Hardback | 471 pages
  • 165.1 x 240 x 31.75mm | 793.79g
  • Westview Press Inc
  • United States
  • English
  • 0813380804
  • 9780813380803

Table of contents

Part 1 The making of a Slavophil: introduction; the 1820s - family and tutors; the 1830s - Moscow University; early 1840s - the dissertation; early 1840s - the struggle with Hegelianism; middle 1840s - in the Slavophil camp; middle 1840s - in government service; end of the 1840s - reviews, Riga and prison; the 1850s - the Slavophils on science, technology and farming; the 1850s - Samarin's studies and emancipation of the Serfs. Part 2 From Slavophil orthodoxy to reform: spirit and meaning of orthodoxy; rationalism, materialism and Slavophilism; national spirit, culture, Russia and the West; memorandum (Zapiska) on the emancipation of the Serfs; the drive for emancipation; Slavophil collaborators and the edict of 1861; official nationality; native soil and pan-Slavism.
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