The Gumilev mystique : biopolitics, eurasianism, and the construction of community in modern Russia (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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The Gumilev mystique : biopolitics, eurasianism, and the construction of community in modern Russia

Author: Mark Bassin; Cornell University Press.
Publisher: Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, cop. 2016.
Series: Culture and Society After Socialism.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In The Gumilev Mystique, Mark Bassin investigates the complex structure of Lev Gumilev's theories, revealing how they reflected and helped shape a variety of academic as well as political and social  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Bassin; Cornell University Press.
ISBN: 9780801445941 0801445949 9781501702716 1501702718
OCLC Number: 958194065
Awards: Runner-up for Reginald Zelnik Book Prize in History 2017 (United States)
Description: XIV, 380 s. : il. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction Part 1 GUMILEV'S THEORY OF ETHNOS AND ETHNOGENESIS1. The Nature of Ethnicity2. Ethnogenesis, Passionarnost', and the Biosphere 3. Varieties of Ethnic Interaction 4. The Ethnogenetic Drama of Russian History Part 2 THE SOVIET RECEPTION OF GUMILEV5. Soviet Visions of Society and Nature 6. Ethnicity as Ideology and Politics 7. Gumilev and the Russian Nationalists Part 3 GUMILEV AFTER COMMUNISM8. Neo-Eurasianism and the Russian Question 9. Biopolitics and the Ubiquity of Ethnicity 10. "The Patron of the Turkic Peoples" Conclusion: The Political Significance of Gumilev
Series Title: Culture and Society After Socialism.
Responsibility: Mark Bassin.

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