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The Extreme Nationalist Threat in Russia : The Growing Influence of Western Rightist Ideas - Thomas Parland

The Extreme Nationalist Threat in Russia

The Growing Influence of Western Rightist Ideas

Hardcover Published: 14th December 2004
ISBN: 9780415341110
Number Of Pages: 254

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This book examines the nature of the extreme right in contemporary Russia, arguing in particular that, alongside a continuing tradition which emphasizes Russia's orthodox and traditional past, an increasingly important intellectual current is drawing on Western European neo-fascist ideas and adapting them to the Russian situation. This book examines this intellectual current within the context of increasing conservatism across Russia as a whole, showing how the new ideas have an impact right across the political spectrum, and assessing the threat posed by them and their proponents.

'An interpretive study' - Slavic Review

Modernisation and conservative backlashp. 18
Yeltsin's Russia as a divided country - a seedbed of growing conservatismp. 42
Actors of the conservative resistance : movements and partiesp. 73
The 'third way' worldview in the westernisation of Russiap. 102
Geopolitics as a conservative Weltanschauung - the clash of civilisationsp. 112
Russian racism as a conservative Weltanschauungp. 150
Putin's Russia : towards a synthesis?p. 182
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ISBN: 9780415341110
ISBN-10: 0415341116
Series: RoutledgeCurzon Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 254
Published: 14th December 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 1