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The intelligentsia of Great Britain

Mirsky, D. S. Prince

The intelligentsia of Great Britain

by Mirsky, D. S. Prince

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Published by Covici, Friede in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
    • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Great Britain -- Intellectual life

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Dmitri Mirsky; translated by Alec Brown.
      ContributionsBrown, Alec, 1900- , tr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA566.4 .M52 1935a
      The Physical Object
      Pagination237 p.
      Number of Pages237
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6322622M
      LC Control Number35013359
      OCLC/WorldCa1512084

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        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 to suppress Pages:   A Reading List for the Counter-Intelligentsia. The Death and Life of Great American Cities. This book was never intended as a critique of liberalism, but that is how it reads today, given that all the policies the author decries were the policies of liberal governments. The first modern technological arms race was between Great Britain.

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