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Mackail, J. W. (John William), 1859-1945. Russia's gift to the world - Image 39. 1915. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 14, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/1430/show/1414.

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Mackail, J. W. (John William), 1859-1945. (1915). Russia's gift to the world - Image 39. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/1430/show/1414

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Mackail, J. W. (John William), 1859-1945, Russia's gift to the world - Image 39, 1915, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed December 14, 2019, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/1430/show/1414.

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Title Russia's gift to the world
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Mackail, J. W. (John William), 1859-1945
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • New York
  • London
Date 1915
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Russia
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 48 pages; 22 cm.
Original Item Location DK32.7.M3 1915
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304497~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Title Image 39
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Transcript Russia's Gift to the World 37 III. Intermediate between the arts of life on the one hand and the pure or applied sciences on the other, are those studies which, while they are concerned with knowledge, not with creation, yet differ from " science " in the usual sense of the word inasmuch as they deal not with the laws and facts of nature, but with those of the moral and mental world and the course of human events. This field includes history, philosophy, economics, and other kindred studies. In it the contribution of Russia to the world is large and is rapidly growing. HISTORY Russian work in history has been seriously hampered in the past by the despotic tradition of Russian government. For the result has been that the best historical students have preferred, for the sake of safety, to deal principally with subjects lying outside the sphere of recent political history. The two chief national histories, by Karamzin and Solovev, fall short of the highest standards of scholarly execution, as that is now understood, but the former is memorable for the effect it had both towards enlarging the sphere of Russian literature and towards creating in the nation a consciousness of its own past. The historical work of Solovev, though great, has its value rather in the application of ideas to history than in the extent and accuracy of its research. But in their own history, original work of first-rate quality, displaying both accuracy and mastery of material, has been produced on particular periods, as, for instance, in Bilbasov's Catherine II., of which the merits and importance have been universally recognised outside Russia, and in the acute studies of Platonov on the 16th and early 17th century. Bogdanovich and several I