Westernizer


Westernizer

▪ Russian intellectual
Russian  Zapadnik, 

      in 19th-century Russia, especially in the 1840s and '50s, one of the intellectuals who emphasized Russia's common historic destiny with the West, as opposed to Slavophiles (Slavophile), who believed Russia's traditions and destiny to be unique. See Slavophile. (Slavophile)

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