Leonard Schapiro (essay date 1967)
SOURCE: "Granovsky Between East and West," in Rationalism and Nationalism in Russian Nineteenth-Century Political Thought, Yale University Press, 1967, pp. 59-84.
[In the essay that follows, Schapiro traces the conflict between Slavophiles and Westernizers in Moscow intellectual circles of the 1840s, and the path Granovskii threaded between these two extreme positions in his philosophy of history.]
In one of the most fascinating of the many intellectual autobiographies in which the Russian nineteenth century is so rich, P. V. Annenkov has left us a portrait of what he called the "Remarkable Decade." This decade, from the end of the thirties until the period of reaction...
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