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Russia in search of itself

Author: James H Billington
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Woodrow Wilson Center Press ; Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2004.
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"In Russia in Search of Itself, James H. Billington examines the efforts of a proud but troubled nation to find a post-Soviet identity. The agenda has not been controlled from the top down and center out as in Russia's past. Nor has it been set by any intellectual giant such as Sakharov or Solzhenitsyn." "The prospects for world peace in the twenty-first century depend in large measure on the way Russians decide to  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Billington, James H.
Russia in search of itself.
Washington, D.C. : Woodrow Wilson Center Press ; Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)731554708
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James H Billington
ISBN: 9780801879760 0801879760
OCLC Number: 53483484
Description: xviii, 234 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The Long Prologue --
The Nineteenth-Century Discovery of Identity --
The Twentieth-Century Search for Legitimacy --
The Quickening Quest --
A New Nation in Search of Identity --
The Authoritarian Alternative: Eurasianism --
The Travails of a Democratic Identity.
Responsibility: James H. Billington.
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Russia has been in search of itself for a long time. For the present state of the old vs. new debate there is no better guide than this short book by James H. Billington, Librarian of Congress since Read more...

 
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