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chhandoar
Mar 31, 2022
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ommunism in 1917 and the rise of the Cold War in the 20th century only increased the dose of preconceptions. Thus, a famous French mobile phone number list historian had no problem highlighting Lenin's Kalmyk (read: Asian ) origins to explain Bolshevik barbarism . Mass culture was not exempt from representations of the Soviet Union either, and productions soon emerged that placed the Russians as the bad guys in the mobile phone number list movie. This is well known by James Bond and Rocky mobile phone number list Balboa from the fourth installment of the saga, but also by Maxwell Smart or the ineffable MacGyver. The list is long but these examples are enough to show how Russia was observed, for centuries, through the lens of prejudice and essentialism. The explanation is complex but simple at the same time: from what we call the West, that country was considered as mobile phone number list a cultural other . close but otherfinally. As such, he was reduced to a position of subordination and stigmatized as the negative mirror of the West that built his identity through a contrast of binary pairs. We all need another to complete us. But this mobile phone number list operation did not take into account the enormous similarities, transfers and points of contact that existed historically between both spaces and between Russia and the rest of the world, from the design of the Kremlin by Italian architects to the spread of Christianity, including the influence of Lev Tolstoy's thought in Gandhi's philosophy of non-violence or the impact mobile phone number list of Dostoevsky's literature on the development of existentialism in France, just to mention a few cases. The characteristics attributed to Russia and that Europe considered reprehensible were encapsulated in what became known as the Russian soul , a kind of unchangeable essence and immemorial core that explained everything from the melancholy and madness of its population to the predisposition of the Russians.
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