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Unformatted text preview: No preference for a particular nationality choose whatever is best o Positive traits Helps Fenichka with her baby and is not prejudiced 1850s/1860s – approaching emancipation o Brief moment of universal intelligentsia criticism of Nicholas I (Slavophile and Westernizer) o Two movements emerge: Moderates Radical/Sots • Come to be known as nihilists • They don’t deny everything as much as they are highly critical of everything Nihilists/Radicals/Sots o New men o Men of action o Tired of sitting around in an intelligentsia circle and getting nothing accomplished o Human beings are inherently good People have been corrupted by the existing social order If these orders are broken down, people can be good again FOR THE ESSAY: o Bring up Belinsky o Other sources Slavophiles Westernizers Turgenev o Think about new and old generations Emancipation Russia’s history?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course HISTORY 373 taught by Professor Hellbeck during the Fall '07 term at Rutgers.
- Fall '07