Nikolay Danilevsky, 'the Caucasus and its inhabitants gorske'
Material posted: Publication date: 20-09-2013

Below is a work often attributed to Peru by a famous Russian sociologist and publicist, geopolitics Nikolai Yakovlevich Danilevsky (1822-1885). Danilevsky Nikolay Vasilyevich (C. 1804-1847) was the son of a staff-surgeon of the Moscow orphanage, in 1816, he studied at the Moscow noble boarding school. In 1827-1830 years he studied at the Medico-surgical Academy of Moscow. University ("for a dissolute life and perpetual drunkenness" expelled). Prose writer and poet.

Produced a series of publications devoted to the Imperial persons deceased, as well as several books about the Russo-Turkish war of 1828-1829. The verbose title of the work illustrates the desire to grasp the immensity, than about the content. Here a superficial view, schematic view, borrowing from others ' works, a number of inaccuracies, causing confusion among his contemporaries. At the same time, the work of N. V. Danilevsky was in 1847, translated into German, and in 1851 re-released. As a historical monument, reflecting the realities of time and ongoing at a given moment in Russia's policy towards Caucasus, this work is nevertheless of interest today.

Release year: 1846
Released: Russian Empire, St. Petersburg, Universitetskaya typography

Tags: assessment , Russia , Caucasus