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Russia's Path Toward Enlightenment

Faith, Politics, and Reason 1500-1801
by G. M. Hamburg
Yale Univ Pr

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Pub Date: 2016
Format: Hardback
Pages: 900 pp.
Size: 6.25 x 9.50 inches

ISBN: 9780300113136
TB Code: 1805509
Availability: 46 in stock

This book, focusing on the history of religious and political thinking in early modern Russia, demonstrates that Russia’s path toward enlightenment began long before Peter the Great’s opening to the West. Examining a broad range of writings, G. M. Hamburg shows why Russia’s enlightenment constituted a precondition for the explosive emergence of nineteenth-century writers such as Fedor Dostoyevsky and Vladimir Soloviev.