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A Herzen Reader
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A Herzen Reader presents one hundred essays and editorials Alexander Herzen (1812-1870), most written for The Bell, a newspaper he launched with Nikolai Ogaryov in London in 1857.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-viii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. xi-xxxii
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  1. A Note on the Text
  2. pp. xxxiii-xxxiv
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  1. 1. On the Development of Revolutionary Ideas in Russia [1851/1858]
  2. pp. 3-27
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  1. 2. The Free Russian Press in London [1853]
  2. pp. 27-30
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  1. 3. St. George’s Day! St. George’s Day! [1853]
  2. pp. 30-36
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  1. 4. An Announcement About The Polestar [1855]
  2. pp. 36-41
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  1. 5. A Letter to Emperor Alexander the Second [1855]
  2. pp. 41-45
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  1. 6. A Note on “The Correspondence Between N. Gogol and Belinsky” in The Polestar [1855]
  2. pp. 45-46
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  1. 7. Forward! Forward! [1856]
  2. pp. 46-51
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  1. 8. Baptized Property [1857]
  2. pp. 51-54
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  1. 9. The Bell: A Supplement to The Polestar [1857]
  2. pp. 54-55
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  1. 10. A Preface to The Bell [1857]
  2. pp. 55-58
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  1. 11. Venerable Travelers [1857]
  2. pp. 58-61
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  1. 12. Revolution in Russia [1857]
  2. pp. 61-65
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  1. 13. To Flog or Not to Flog the Peasant? [1857]
  2. pp. 65-67
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  1. 14. A Letter Criticizing The Bell [1858]
  2. pp. 67-69
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  1. 15. Lackeys and Germans Refuse Permission [1858]
  2. pp. 69-71
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  1. 16. Censorship Is on the Rise [1858]
  2. pp. 71-72
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  1. 17. Logophobia [1858]
  2. pp. 72-73
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  1. 18. July 1, 1858 [1858]
  2. pp. 73-78
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  1. 19. A Letter to the Empress Maria Alexandrovna [1858]
  2. pp. 78-84
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  1. 20. We Stand Accused [1858]
  2. pp. 84-87
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  1. 21. A Bill of Indictment [1858]
  2. pp. 87-89
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  1. 22. VERY DANGEROUS!!! [1859]
  2. pp. 90-95
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  1. 23. Political Dinners in Moscow [1859]
  2. pp. 95-98
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  1. 24. The Supreme Council of Moscow University Pharisees [1859]
  2. pp. 98-102
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  1. 25. The Year 1860 [1860]
  2. pp. 102-111
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  1.  26. Count Viktor Panin’s Speech to the Deputies [1860]
  2. pp. 111-112
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  1. 27. Letters from Russia [1860]
  2. pp. 113-116
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  1. 28. Five Years Later [1860]
  2. pp. 117-121
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  1. 29. Down with Birch Rods! [1860]
  2. pp. 121-123
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  1. 30. Konstantin Sergeevich Aksakov [1861]
  2. pp. 124-126
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  1. 31. On the Eve [1861]
  2. pp. 126-127
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  1. 32. Friends and Comrades! [1861]
  2. pp. 128-130
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  1. 33. The Bell, Kovalevsky, Kostomarov, a Copy, and Cannibals [1861]
  2. pp. 130-132
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  1. 34. The Abuse of a Fiftieth Anniversary [1861]
  2. pp. 132-134
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  1. 35. Russian Blood Is Flowing! [1861]
  2. pp. 134-138
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  1. 36. The Smell of Cigars and the Stench of the State Council [1861]
  2. pp. 138-139
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  1. 37. April 12, 1861 (The Apraksin Murders) [1861]
  2. pp. 139-142
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  1. 38. Petersburg University Is Shut Down! [1861]
  2. pp. 142-144
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  1. 39. A Giant Is Awakening! [1861]
  2. pp. 144-148
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  1. 40. Bakunin Is Free [1861]
  2. p. 148
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  1. 41. Concerning the Assaults on Students [1861]
  2. pp. 148-152
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  1. 42. The Cannon Fodder of Liberation [1862]
  2. pp. 152-156
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  1. 43. Jubilee [1862]
  2. pp. 156-158
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  1. 44. Academic Moscow [1862]
  2. pp. 158-161
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  1. 45. Young and Old Russia [1862]
  2. pp. 161-166
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  1. 46. Journalists and Terrorists [1862]
  2. pp. 167-171
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  1. 47. A Chronicle of Terror [1862]
  2. pp. 171-173
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  1. 48. A List of People Subject to Arrest by the Government Upon Their Return from Abroad [1862]
  2. pp. 173-174
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  1. 49. The Celebration of the Millennium [1862]
  2. pp. 174-176
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  1. 50. Land and Liberty [1863]
  2. pp. 176-177
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  1. 51. A Lament [1863]
  2. pp. 177-179
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  1. 52. 1853–1863 [1863]
  2. pp. 179-185
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  1. 53. The Proclamation “Land and Liberty” [1863]
  2. pp. 186-187
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  1. 54. 1831–1863 [1863]
  2. pp. 187-202
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  1. 55. What Kind of Government Does Russia Have? [1863]
  2. pp. 202-204
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  1. 56. The Volga Manifesto and Russia in a State of Siege [1863]
  2. pp. 204-207
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  1. 57. I. Kelsiev and N. Utin [1863]
  2. pp. 207-208
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  1. 58. Gallows and Journals [1863]
  2. pp. 208-210
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  1. 59. At This Stage [1863]
  2. pp. 210-215
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  1. 60. Mikhail Semyonovich Shchepkin [1863]
  2. pp. 215-220
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  1. 61. Scandal, Soot, a Candle Snuffer, etc. [1864]
  2. pp. 221-222
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  1. 62. The Furies [1864]
  2. pp. 222-223
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  1. 63. They’ve Gone Completely Out of Their Minds [1864]
  2. pp. 223-224
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  1. 64. N. G. Chernyshevsky [1864]
  2. pp. 224-225
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  1. 65. VII Years [1864]
  2. pp. 226-230
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  1. 66. Government Agitation and Journalistic Police [1864]
  2. pp. 230-232
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  1. 67. 1865 [1865]
  2. pp. 232-233
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  1. 68. A Letter to Emperor Alexander II [1865]
  2. pp. 233-238
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  1. 69. To Our Readers [1865]
  2. pp. 238-241
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  1. 70. The Serno-Solovyovich Case [1865]
  2. pp. 241-244
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  1. 71. Russia Is Still Burning [1865]
  2. p. 244
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  1. 72. As the Year Comes to an End [1865]
  2. pp. 245-255
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  1. 73. Our Future Peers and Our Former Anglomaniacs [1865]
  2. pp. 255-256
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  1. 74. Nicholas the Orator [1865]
  2. pp. 256-257
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  1. 75. The First Ban, the First Warning, the First Trial! [1865]
  2. pp. 257-260
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  1. 76. Serf Owners [1866]
  2. pp. 261-264
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  1. 77. Prince Sergey Grigorevich Volkonsky [1866]
  2. pp. 264-271
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  1. 78. From Petersburg [1866]
  2. pp. 271-273
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  1. 79. 1789 [1866]
  2. pp. 274-276
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  1. 80. Irkutsk and Petersburg [1866]
  2. pp. 276-280
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  1. 81. Gentry Benefactors [1866]
  2. pp. 280-281
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  1. 82. The News from Russia [1866]
  2. pp. 281-283
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  1. 83. A Second Warning and A Second Godunov [1866]
  2. pp. 283-285
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  1. 84. A Letter to Emperor Alexander II [1866]
  2. pp. 285-287
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  1. 85. From Petersburg [1866]
  2. pp. 287-291
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  1. 86. From the Sovereign to P. P. Gagarin [1866]
  2. pp. 291-297
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  1. 87. Katkov and the Sovereign [1866]
  2. pp. 297-299
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  1. 88. A Frenzy of Denunciations [1866]
  2. pp. 299-300
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  1. 89. A Quarrel Among Enemies [1866]
  2. pp. 300-303
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  1. 90. America and Russia [1866]
  2. pp. 303-305
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  1. 91. The Question of a Plot [1866]
  2. pp. 305-306
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  1. 92. Order Triumphs! [1866–1867]
  2. pp. 306-322
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  1. 93. A New “Velvet Book” of Russian Noble Families [1867]
  2. pp. 322-325
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  1. 94. Our System of Justice [1867]
  2. pp. 325-327
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  1. 95. Moscow—Our Mother and Stepmother [1867]
  2. pp. 327-330
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  1. 96. Rivals of the Big Bell and the Big Cannon [1867]
  2. pp. 330-331
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  1. 97. The Right to Congregate—New Restrictions [1867]
  2. pp. 331-332
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  1. 98. The Shot of June 6 [1867]
  2. pp. 332-333
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  1. 99. Venerable Travelers (Part Two) [1867]
  2. pp. 334-339
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  1. 100. 1857–1867 [1867]
  2. pp. 339-342
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  1. Critical Essay: Alexander Herzen: Writings on the Man and His Thought
  2. pp. 343-370
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 371-382
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