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Description - The New Third Rome - Readings of a Russian Nationalist Myth by Jardar Ostbo

Drawing on theories of political myth and concepts of nationalism, Jardar ??stb?? analyzes the content and ideological function of the myth of Russia as a Third Rome. Through case studies of four prominent nationalist intellectuals, ??stb?? shows how this messianic myth was used to reinvent Russia and its allegedly rightful place in the world after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Though it exists in many radically different versions, the Third Rome myth in general embodies particularism and rabid anti-Westernism. At best, it portrays Russia as an essentially isolationist country. At worst, it casts the country as superior to all other nations, divinely elected to rule the world.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9783838209005
Format: Paperback / softback
(210mm x 148mm x 15mm)
Pages: 270
Imprint: ibidem-Verlag, Jessica Haunschild u Christian Schon
Publisher: ibidem-Verlag, Jessica Haunschild u Christian Schon
Publish Date: 18-Mar-2021
Country of Publication: Germany

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