By Mark Bassin,Sergey Glebov,Marlene Laruelle
The Eurasianists combined their look for a primordial essence of Russian tradition with radicalism of Europe's interwar interval. In response to the devastation and dislocation of the wars and revolutions, they celebrated the Orthodox Church and the Asian connections of Russian tradition, whereas rejecting Western individualism and democracy. The circulation sought to articulate a non-European, non-Western modernity, and to underscore Russia's function within the colonial global. because the authors reveal, Eurasianism was once such as many fascist pursuits in interwar Europe, and have become one of many resources of the rhetoric of nationalist mobilization in Vladimir Putin's Russia. This ebook provides the wealthy heritage of the concept that of Eurasianism, and the way it built over the years to accomplish its current form.
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Between Europe and Asia: The Origins, Theories, and Legacies of Russian Eurasianism (Pitt Russian East European) by Mark Bassin,Sergey Glebov,Marlene Laruelle