Russia and the West in the teaching of the Slavophiles
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Russia and the West in the teaching of the Slavophiles a study of romantic ideology. by Nicholas Valentine Riasanovsky

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Published by Peter Smith in Gloucester, Mass .
Written in English


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Reprint of edition first published by Harvard University Press, 1952.

SeriesHarvard historical studies -- vol.61
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Open LibraryOL13771698M

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Russia and the West in the Teaching of the Slavophiles: A Study of Romantic Ideology [Riasanovsky, Nicholas V.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Russia and the West in the Teaching of the Slavophiles: A Study of Romantic IdeologyCited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Riasanovsky, Nicholas Valentine, Russia and the West in the teaching of the Slavophiles. Cambridge, Harvard University Press, Major topics include Peter the Great’s Westernizing reforms and their legacy, Russia’s Age of Enlightenment, the genesis of the concept “Russian Soul,” the Westernizers vs. Slavophiles debate, the Revolution and its aftermath, the Cold War of the ss, and the post-Soviet (contemporary) period. Slavophilia was an intellectual movement originating from the 19th century that wanted the Russian Empire to be developed upon values and institutions derived from its early history. Slavophiles opposed the influences of Western Europe in Russia. There were also similar movements in Poland, Serbia and Croatia, Bulgaria, and ing on the .

Slavophile, in Russian history, member of a 19th-century intellectual movement that wanted Russia’s future development to be based on values and institutions derived from the country’s early history. Developing in the s from study circles concerned with German philosophy, the Slavophiles were influenced greatly by Friedrich Schelling. The movement was centred in . The Slavophiles offered substantiation for Russia’s unique way of historical development that was completely different from the Western European model. They believed that Russia’s unique feature was highlighted by the absence of a class struggle in its history, by peasant communes and artels (cooperative associations of peasants and workers. Riasanovsky, Nicholas V. Russia and the West in the Teaching of the Slavophiles A Study of Romantic Ideology. The Slavophiles and Zapadniki were two contrasting Russian philosophical camps that took shape in the early 19 th century. Fierce debate raged between the two sides as each addressed a very important question; what path should the nation of Russia take in its development, and what was its place in world history?

Nicholas Riasanovsky, author of the course textbook, A History of Russia. Some of his other books: Russia and the West in the Teaching of the Slavophiles: A Study of Romantic Ideology (). Nicholas I and Official Nationality in Russia, () A History of Russia () The Teaching of Charles Fourier ()File Size: 8KB. Throughout most of Russian history, two views of who the Russians are have dominated the minds of Russian intellectuals. Westerners assumed that Russia was part of the West, whilst Slavophiles saw Russia as part of a Slavic civilization. At present, it is Eurasianism that has emerged as the paradigm that has made attempts to place Russia in a broad civilizational 5/5(1). During this time he published Russia in the West in the Teaching of the Slavophiles (), and spent a year in Finland as a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Helsinki (). Slavophiles and Westernizers, designation for two groups of intellectuals in midth-century Russia that represented opposing schools of thought concerning the nature of Russian civilization. The differences between them, however, were not always clear cut. Source for information on Slavophiles and Westernizers: The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. dictionary.