Palgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History

The Emergence of Russian Liberalism

Alexander Kunitsyn in Context, 1783-1840

Authors: Berest, J.

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A fresh perspective on the history of Russian liberalism through the life and work of Alexander Kunitsyn, a teacher and philosopher of natural law, whose academic and journalistic writings contributed to the dissemination of Western liberal thought among the Russian public.

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JULIA BEREST received her Ph.D. in History from the University of Western Ontario, Canada, where she is currently Adjunct Professor of History.

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"The Emergence of Russian Liberalism is a meticulous intellectual biography that will be of great use to historians of Russian social thought and literature. Berest s careful, sequential and deeply knowledgeable reconstruction of Alexander Kunitsyn s life is an impressive accomplishment. It shows how liberalism - as an ideology building from a belief in individual moral autonomy to imagine a laissez-faire world of social self-governance - did and did not fit within the great intellectual ferment of Russia s early nineteenth century Golden Age. " - John Randolph, Associate Professor of History, University of Illinois"Julia Berest s book on Alexander Kunitsyn is a serious, important contribution to Russian intellectual history. In general, Russian liberal thought is an under-studied area and our knowledge of its early manifestations is particularly feeble. Berest s book will help to fill these gaps." - Alexander Etkind, Reader in Russian Literature and Cultural History, Department of Slavonic Studies, University of Cambridge"A fascinating study of a significant subject. Berest s careful and original examination of Alexander Kunitsyn and his larger milieu will prove an indispensable source for all who wish to understand the genesis of liberal ideas in Russia." - Eli Nathans, Associate Professor, Department of History, The University of Western Ontario


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Table of contents (10 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Emergence of Russian Liberalism
Book Subtitle
Alexander Kunitsyn in Context, 1783-1840
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-11892-8
DOI
10.1057/9780230118928
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-11173-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-29404-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 271
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