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Russian Messianism

Third Rome, Revolution, Communism and After

By Peter J. S. Duncan

Routledge – 2004 – 256 pages

Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

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Description

This is the first book in English for half a century to examine the complexities of Russian messianism, both as a whole and in its interaction with Communism. Peter Duncan considers its Orthodox roots and focuses on Russia's geopolitical experience and situation to explain the endurance of this phenomenon.

Reviews

'…an authoritative, rigorously researched and succintly written historical survey of a complex body of thought which is accessible to both students and specialists alike. Luke March, Political Studies Vol 48, No. 5, December 2000

Name: Russian Messianism: Third Rome, Revolution, Communism and After (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Peter J. S. Duncan. This is the first book in English for half a century to examine the complexities of Russian messianism, both as a whole and in its interaction with Communism. Peter Duncan considers its Orthodox roots and focuses on Russia's geopolitical...
Categories: Politics & International Relations, Russian & Soviet Politics