Pitirim Sorokin, “Changes in Russia’s Intelligentsia”


Sorokin, ‘Changes in Russia’s Intelligentsia’ – NY Evening Post 12-18-1923


Posted here,  above, is my transcription of the following article:

Changes in Russia’s Intelligentsia

Former Idealistic Views Concerning Russian People Profoundly Modified by Revolution

By Pitirim Sorokin

(Translated, with some condensation, by David A. Modell from the Dni,* Russian-language daily in Berlin.)

New York Evening Post

December 18, 1923

pg. 8


– posted by Roger W. Smith

     August 2021

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).

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