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Author Halfin, Igal.

Title From darkness to light : class, consciousness, and salvation in revolutionary Russia / Igal Halfin
Published Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 474 pages) : illustrations
Series Pitt series in Russian and East European studies
Series in Russian and East European studies.
Contents Marxism as eschatology -- The janus-faced messiah -- The "intelligentsia": vicissitudes of the notion -- The making of the new intelligentsia -- Classes made and unmade -- Proletarianization contested
Summary <Div>In this interdisciplinary and controversial work, Igal Halfin takes an original and provocative stance on Marxist theory, and attempts to break down the divisions between history, philosophy, and literary theory.</div>
Notes "Published in conjunction with Studies of the Harriman Institute, Columbia University."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-466) and index
Subject History -- Philosophy.
Intellectuals -- Russia.
Intellectuals -- Soviet Union.
Philosophy, Marxist -- Russia.
Philosophy, Marxist -- Soviet Union.
USSR -- History -- 1917-1936 -- Historiography.
USSR -- History -- 1917-1936 -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0822972042 (electronic bk.)
9780822972044 (electronic bk.)