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Synonyms for intelligentsia


Synonyms for intelligentsia

an educated and intellectual elite

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Students of the Russian intelligentsia will recognize in Gasprinskiy's language references to the discourse of the Russian Populists who wanted to "go to the people" in the 1870s, to the activism of the "small-deeds liberals" in the 1880s, and to the Russian intelligentsias overall trope of self-sacrifice for societal improvement.
This sense of responsibility to the "popular masses" and to the objectives of the circle regarding the Muslim intelligentsia bears the stamp of Gasprinskiy's views and indicates that the bylaw's authors were well aware of the methods and historical background of the Russian as well as other intelligentsias.
Individual studies address very diverse and interesting topics: the degree of the intelligentsia's success in awakening national consciousness among the various peoples of Siberia; the plight of an African intelligentsia, whether at home or in diaspora, that has so far been unable to mute the European influence and speak in its own voice to articulate and effect positive changes for its society; and the "silence" of the "new intelligentsia" in the People's Republic of Poland--more proletarian in origin than the one that had preceded them--with its "whispering" at home, at work, and in public, a phenomenon dubbed "collective hypocrisy" that calls for further research.
Andrzej Tymowski (one of the authors) suggests that in the latter case, "refraining from public protest might have been a more honest way of fulfilling the intelligentsia mission.
If you want to know the key to Intelligentsia Roaster's success, the driving force behind everything the company strives to do and does do--well, the secret, magical ingredient is out.
Intelligentsia not only has two cafes located in Chicago, but also has grown to have a multitude of wholesale customers, including Chicago restaurants such as Charlie Trotter's and Blackbird (whose chef is a 2004 James Beard Award winner), the Manhattan-based Keens Steakhouse, as well as St.
Mignolo's work does more than just illustrate that yes, preliterate intelligentsias did exist, it reveals the cultural blinders behind the way Goody framed the question in the first place.
Instead of the liberal narrative about the Thaw celebrated during perestroika, however, Zolotonosov creates a dark portrait of the intelligentsias moral corruption by indoctrination and conformism.
The memory of the Thaw operates almost as the subconscious of the late 20th- and early 21th-century Russian intelligentsia, at least of its elite.
Hamburg, "Russian Intelligentsias," in The History of Russian 7bought, ed.
As Aileen Kelly noted, rather than presenting Russian thinkers, and particularly members of the Russian intelligentsia as products of political, social, or psychological pathology or extremism, on the one hand, or as sterling, selfless representatives of Russia's national conscience, on the other, Berlin emphasized the diversity of views among Russian thinkers.
In acting as a strong defender of the intelligentsia section of the party, Jughashvili was inspired by a particular form of Enlightenment discourse that centered on the primacy of knowledge, science, and consciousness and remained characteristic of him even as Soviet dictator.
Robert Himmer argues that Soso took great pride in his own lower-class origins, claimed a proletarian status for himself, and hoped to see the intelligentsia segment of the party replaced by workers.
Laurie Manchester, Holy Fathers, Secular Sons: Clergy, Intelligentsia, and the Modern Self in Revolutionary Russia.
But underlying his unifying message was a challenge to the position of the intelligentsia within the Russian nation, a challenge that Dostoevskii made sharper and more explicit in the printed version of his remarks.