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In later years his son described him as the product of 'the encounter of two such
incompatible things as the eighteenth century and Russian life'1 — a collision of
cultures that had destroyed a good many among the more sensitive members of ...
He suppressed, too, a chapter on 'The German Emigrants' which contains his
unflattering comments on Marx and his followers, and some characteristically
entertaining and ironical sketches of some of his old friends among the Russian ...
the argument that the generation of the 40s could not say what it wanted to say
because of the rigid Russian censorship, Herzen wrote in perfect freedom in
Paris and yet 'managed to say nothing useful'.1 What irritated Tolstoy most was ...
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AGAINST THE CURRENT: Essays In The History Of IdeasUser Review - Kirkus
Though some of Sir Isaiah's best-known essays were included in the previous two volumes of his collected essays (Russian Thinkers and Concepts and Categories), this third of four scheduled volumes ... Read full review
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The CounterEnlightenment l
The Originality of Machiavelli
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Against the Current: Essays in the History of Ideas, Second Edition
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