Among the most respected public figures in Russia today, Dmitrii Sergeevich Likhachev has profoundly influenced generations of Soviet historians, literary scholars, philosophers, and other intellectual and cultural leaders. This is the only available English translation of his Zametki o russkom, a collection of notes on nature as an essential compo
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Foreword -- Reflections on Russia -- On National Feeling1 -- The Baptism of Rus’ and the State of Rus’1 -- The Experience of a Thousand Years: A Preliminary Assessment1 -- Pangs of Conscience1 -- Memory Overcomes Time1 -- Russia1
Dmitrii S. Likhachev is a philologist and a member of the USSR Academy of Sciences.