Tag Archives: Pitirim A. Sorokin

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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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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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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“Sorokin”(«Сорокин»)

  русский перевод см ниже Для загружаемого документа Word, содержащего текст этого сообщения, см. Ниже.         My essay about the Russian-American sociologist Pitirim A. Sorokin which follows is approximately 4,000 words long. A downloadable Word document, which … Continue reading

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Pitirim A. Sorokin, foreword and preface to “The Crisis of Our Age”

    Pitirim A. Sorokin, foreword and preface to “The Crisis of Our Age”   downloadable PDF file attached     pitirim-a-sorokin-foreword-and-prreace-to-the-crisis-of-our-age  

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Pitirim A. Sorokin, foreword to “Leaves from a Russian Diary,” 1950 edition

    Pitirim A. Sorokin, foreword to “Leaves from a Russian Diary,” 1950 edition   downloadable PDF file attached     pitirim-a-sorokin-foreword-to-leaves-from-a-rusisan-diary-1950-edition              

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