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PGUPS Traditions: History and Modernity. From the experience of the Oldest Transport University in Russia

V.V. Fortunatov, A.A. Beschasnaya, A.O. Zinoviev, E.E. Platova, A.G. Firsov
80,00 Р

UDC 378::625(091)    


VladimirV. Fortunatov,

Dr. Sci. (History), Professor, Head of Department;

Albina A. Beschasnaya,

Dr. Sci. (Sociology), Professor;

Andrey O. Zinoviev,

Cand. Sci. (Politics), Associate Professor;

Ekaterina E. Platova,

Dr. Sci. (History), Professor;

and Andrey G. Firsov,

Cand. Sci.

(History), Associate Professor.

All at Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University,

Departament of History, Philosophy, Political Science and Sociology,

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The historical experience of the formation, development and enrichment of traditions that determine the appearance, features of the St. Petersburg State University of Railways of Emperor Alexander I, the oldest transport and engineering and construction university in Russia, is analyzed. For the first time in the domestic literature, it is compactly and concretely shown that during the four most important stages of the history of the university, the most important, fundamental aspects of the life of the university were carefully preserved, supported, which acquired the character of traditions that ensure the sustainable development of the university.

Key words: railway engineers, traditions, transport intelligentsia, educational process, corporate spirit, patriotism.




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