Monthly Archives: June 2017

“Sees Peasant Rule Redeeming Russia” (Pitirim A. Sorokin)

    Sorokin sees peasant rule redeming Russia – NY Times FINAL       “Sees Peasant Rule Redeeming Russia” (Pitirim A. Sorokin) The New York Times January 27, 1924   This very interesting article, quoting the views of the … Continue reading

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how did Sorokin’s “Hunger as a Factor in Human Affairs” get published?

    Pitirim A. Sorokin’s lifelong friend and fellow academic Carle C. Zimmerman, with whom Sorokin taught for many years, states in his Sorokin: The World’s Greatest Sociologist: His Life and Ideas on Social Time and Change (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada: … Continue reading

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Pitirim A. Sorokin’s thoughts re returning (or not returning) to visit Russia

    “Sorokin always wanted to go back to Russia and be received again in his home university. As time went on and he became successful in the U.S.A., this idea became more and more important to him. His hopes … Continue reading

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Timasheff on Sorokin

    Sorokin obit by N. S. Timasheff – Russian Review, July 1968     Posted here (above) as a downloadable PDF document is an obituary of Pitirim A. Sorokin by his friend and fellow sociologist N. S. Timasheff: “Pitirim … Continue reading

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my Henry Miller books

    The attached Word document (below) contains an inventory of books by and about Henry Miller in my personal library. Henry Miller (1891-1980) was an American writer who wrote several of his best known works as an expatriate in … Continue reading

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my Blake books

    The attached Word document (below) contains an inventory of books by and about the romantic poet and artist William Blake in my personal home library.     — Roger W. Smith    July 2017      

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my Sorokin books

    The attached Word document (below) contains an inventory of books by and about the Russian-American sociologist and social philosopher Pitirim Alexandrovich Sorokin (1889-1968) in my personal home library.     — Roger W. Smith    June 2017   … Continue reading

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