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history253lect3708 - 3/7/08 History 253 Lecture R: East,...

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3/7/08 History 253 Lecture R: East, West, or In Between Political Culture vs Russian Character Cultural Gradient Historical and unhistorical nations Byzantine=negative legacy Byzantine=positive legacy Advantages of backwardness Culture of educated society vs culture of the narod (people) Narod=vessel of authentic R Belinskii Pre-petrine R=Asiatic Stop imitating Start Creating Pogodin: Inversion of E and W Collective over individual Khomakov=reversing the verdict of history R is Spiritual Euro is Materialistic 1852 The most important question. Narod=vessel of Authentic R ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Sign up sheet on Monday to meet with him during his office hours Tuesday Author Reader Article Quote Summary RELIGION IS TOO BLAME FOR RUSSIAN STRUGGLES 108 342 Russia on the other hand, possibly carries within its depths enormous possibilities for the development of its intensive nature 108 341 The East cant be saved by Christian teaching, the Byzantine church exhibited
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