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Russian Conservatism

Paul Robinson


This book examines the history of Russian conservative thought from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present. As it shows, conservatism has made an underappreciated contribution to Russian national identity, to the ideology of Russian statehood, and to Russia's social-economic development. The book charts the contributions made by philosophers, politicians, and others during the Imperial, Soviet, and post-Soviet periods. Looking at cultural, political, and social-economic conservatism in Russia, it discusses ideas and issues of more than historical interest. It demonstrates that ... More

Keywords: Russia, conservative thought, conservatism, Russian national identity, Russian statehood, Russian conservatives

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781501747342
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501747342.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul Robinson, author
University of Ottawa