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Visible Factors

As a general rule, the contents of the unintegrated and yet-unfilled mind of a child are largely determined by the contents of the mental life of persons and groups among whom the child is born and reared, and with whom he interacts. To a large extent this rule happens to be correct in my case. The character of the mental life of my early sociocultural milieu shaped most of the con­tents of my early mentality.

The Sorokin Collection

Welcome to the Pitirim A. Sorokin Collection at the University of Saskatchewan Special Collections.    

 

Pitirim A. Sorokin

PITIRIM A. SOROKIN COLLECTION

Welcome to the Pitirim A. Sorokin Collection at the University of Saskatchewan Special Collections.

Pitirim A. SorokinPitirim A. Sorokin was born in 1889 in Komi (province in Northern Russia) into a peasant family. During his early childhood he traveled with his father and two brothers earning their living by remodeling and painting rural churches.

“Pitirim Alexandrovich Sorokin: a giant of 20th century sociological thought" Robert K. Merton