Last edited by Dumuro
Friday, July 31, 2020 | History

6 edition of Russia and the idea of the West found in the catalog.

Russia and the idea of the West

Robert English

Russia and the idea of the West

Gorbachev, intellectuals, and the end of the Cold War

by Robert English

  • 383 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Intellectuals -- Soviet Union -- Political activity,
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1953-1985 -- Philosophy,
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991 -- Philosophy,
  • Soviet Union -- Relations -- United States,
  • United States -- Relations -- Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union -- Relations -- Europe, Western,
  • Europe, Western -- Relations -- Soviet Union

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [345]-373) and index

    StatementRobert D. English
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK274 .E54 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 401 p. ;
    Number of Pages401
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16988143M
    ISBN 100231110588, 0231110596
    LC Control Number00024327

    Russia’s eternal fear of invasion drove its foreign policy then and continues to do so now. “At bottom of [the] Kremlin’s neurotic view of world affairs is [a] traditional and instinctive Russian sense of insecurity,” Kennan wrote in his famous Long Telegram.   There is no question that tensions between Russia and American are on the rise. The forced annexation of Crimea, the downing of Malaysia Airlines fli and the Russian government's treatment of homosexuals have created diplomatic standoffs and led to a volley of economic sanctions. Much of the blame for Russia's recent hostility towards the West has fallen on steely-eyed President.

      “Russia is an idea-centric country, and the media play a disproportionately important role in it,” he writes. Accordingly, it was when Mr. Gorbachev first lifted Soviet censorship and allowed Author: Serge Schmemann.   How Russia used social media to divide Americans ‘The broader Russian strategy is pretty clearly about destabilizing the country by amplifying existing divisions,’ says a former state.

      Should one focus on the initial strategic errors of the West in dealing with the new Russia, or look at Moscow's more recent assertive behaviour in Georgia, Syria or Ukraine? Russians are very proud of their literature. Books by Russian authors are prized possessions in most households. So, needing a book to read is never an issue here – the question is more about which book is best to start with. Here are 12 books that will give you a good foundation to learning about Russia .


Share this book
You might also like
Future of New Zealand medicine

Future of New Zealand medicine

The alluvial-diamond fields of the western Transvaal

The alluvial-diamond fields of the western Transvaal

The accomplished senator

The accomplished senator

Bailey and Loves short practice of surgery

Bailey and Loves short practice of surgery

The 2000 Import and Export Market for Industrial Refrigerators and Refrigeration Equipment in United States

The 2000 Import and Export Market for Industrial Refrigerators and Refrigeration Equipment in United States

O-Brazile, or, The inchanted island

O-Brazile, or, The inchanted island

Russia and the idea of the West by Robert English Download PDF EPUB FB2

Soviet Union - HISTORY. Russia and the Idea of the West and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device by:   Russia and the Idea of the West: Gorbachev, Intellectuals, and the End of the Cold War.

An intriguing "intellectual portrait" of a generation of Soviet reformers, this book is also a fascinating case study of how ideas can change the course of history/5. Robert English, assistant professor of international relations at the University of Southern California, is currently a research fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Princeton, New Jersey.

The work upon which Russia and the Idea of the West is based won the Harold D. Lasswell prize of the American Political Science Association. Russia and the Idea of the West:Gorbachev, Intellectuals and the End of the Cold War Robert D. English An intriguing "intellectual portrait" of a generation of Soviet reformers, this book is also a fascinating case study of how ideas can change the course of history.

Get this from a library. Russia and the idea of the West: Gorbachev, intellectuals, and the end of the Cold War. [Robert English]. Russia and the Idea of the West: Gorbachev, Intellectuals, and the End of the Cold War/5.

Russia and The West book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5(14). Russia and the Idea of the West: Gorbachev, Intellectuals, and the End of the Cold War eBook: English, Robert: : Kindle Store Skip to main Try Prime4/5(1). From Russia to the West: The Musical Memoirs and Reminiscences of Nathan Milstein [Milstein, Nathan, Volkov, Solomon, Bouis, Antonia W.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

From Russia to the West: The Musical Memoirs and Reminiscences of Nathan MilsteinCited by: 4. ‘With relations between Russia and Europe once again strained, this brilliant analysis provides a powerful historical and philosophical guide to one of the most fateful civilisational encounters of the modern era.

'If there is only one book to recommend to understand Russia's relations with the West. Communism developed from the ideas of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, and became popular amongst the workers of Russia due to the many difficulties experienced through tsarist rule.

It was an ideology that seemed to guarantee workers an end to hardships and a chance at political and social equality. The Russian Revolution. The Soviet Union had its origins in the Russian Revolution of Radical leftist revolutionaries overthrew Russia’s Czar Nicholas II, ending centuries of Romanov rule.

The Bolsheviks established a socialist state in the territory that was once the Russian Empire. The Russia–Ukraine conflict has transformed relations between Russia and the West into what many are calling a new cold war.

The West has slowly come to understand that Russia’s annexations and interventions, interference in elections, cyber warfare. The Russian president has taken a conventionally weak hand and transformed the country into one of the most disruptive powers on the 21st century global stage.

In her new book, " Putin’s World: Russia Against the West and with the Rest." longtime Russia expert Angela Stent puts forth. The Decline of the West (German: Der Untergang des Abendlandes), or The Downfall of the Occident, is a two-volume work by Oswald first volume, subtitled Form and Actuality, was published in the summer of The second volume, subtitled Perspectives of World History, was published in The definitive edition of both volumes was published in Author: Oswald Spengler.

Keir Giles surveys Russia's history and the present day to explain why its current leadership feels it has no choice but to challenge and attack the West.

Recognising and accepting that this will not change in the near future will help the West find a way of dealing with Russia without risking a deeper conflict.

The New Cold War: Putin’s Russia and the Threat to the West. was first published in What has changed since then, and what might we expect from Russia in the years ahead.

The main thing that has changed is that the regime in Russia has confirmed the book’s central thesis, of repression at home, aggression abroad, and the West’s weakness. In Russia and the Idea of Europe Iver Neumann discusses whether the tensions between self-referencing romantic nationalist views and Europe-orientated liberal views can ever be resolved.

Drawing on a wide range of Russian sources, Neumann outlines the argument as it has unfolded over the last two hundred years, showing how Russia is caught Cited by: From foreign policy expert Angela Stent comes “Putin’s World: Russia Against the West and With the Rest” (, Twelve) a must-read dissection of present-day Russian motives on the global stage.

Book Review: 'From Russia With Blood' Doesn't Capture The Messy Nature Of Russian Politics Buzzfeed's Heidi Blake fails to support a dubious argument, but the book .Chernobyl (Vol. 2): La Increíble, Prohibida, Oculta pero Cierta Historia del Peor y Mayor Desastre Nuclear del Mundo (Spanish Edition): 3 Libros en 1: Chernobyl - El Siguiente Amanecer - Vol.1, 2, 3 [3 Books in 1: Chernobyl: The Dawn After, Vol.

1, 2, 3]. An excerpt from Russia's new TV show on the weekly activities of Vladimir Putin - video Phase three developed during the Barack Obama presidency.