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Manhattan Island from Bottom to Top; Walking as Exercise

*****************************************************   In the spirit of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, I will begin with the conclusion, followed by evidence to prove my point. Walking is a naturally beneficial form of exercise habitual since human origins. It is perfectly suited to … Continue reading

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“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 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    October 2017   … Continue reading

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a trip to Massachusetts (and its disappointing aftermath)

    During the month just ended, I took a trip to Massachusetts to attend the American Literature Association’s annual conference in Boston, and also to take photos of personal interest from the point of view of my personal history … Continue reading

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