Pitirim Sorokin, “Russian and U.S. Universities Compared”


Pitirim Sorokin, ‘Russian and U.S. Universities Compared’ – Minnesota Alumni Weekly 5-21-1925


Posted here as a PDF file is the following article:

Russian and U.S. Universities, Compared

By Pitirim Sorokin

Minnesota Alumni Weekly

May 21, 1925


— posted by Roger W. Smith

Author: Roger W. Smith

Roger W. Smith is a writer and independent scholar based in New York City. His experience includes freelance writing and editing, business writing, book reviewing, and the teaching of writing and literature as an adjunct professor at St. John’s University. Mr. Smith's interests include personal essays and opinion pieces; American and world literature; culture, especially books and reading; classical music; current issues that involve social, moral, and philosophical views; and experiences of daily living from a ground level perspective. Sites on WordPress hosted by Mr. Smith include: (1) rogersgleanings.com (a personal site comprised of essays on a wide range of topics) ; (2) rogers-rhetoric.com (covering principles and practices of writing); (3) roger-w-smiths-dreiser.site (devoted to the author Theodore Dreiser); and (4) pitirimsorokin.com (devoted to sociologist and social philosopher Pitirim A. Sorokin).

One thought on “Pitirim Sorokin, “Russian and U.S. Universities Compared””

  1. This is a fascinating and invaluable article for understanding the life of Russian émigré scholars in the early 20th century.

    Thank you very much for sharing it.


    Sent from my iPhone


    Liked by 1 person

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