notes from 1800, under the czar

==== Anti-war essays, poems, short stories and literary excerpts Russian writers on war ==== Ivan Turgenev From Old Portraits Unknown Translator ‘There was more freedom in those days, more decorum; on my honour, I assure you! but since the year eighteen hundred…militarism, the soldiery, have got the upper hand. Our soldier gentlemen stuck some sort […]

via Ivan Turgenev: “Militarism, the soldiery, have got the upper hand” — Antiwar literary and philosophical selections

 

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