The Gumilev mystique : biopolitics, Eurasianism, and the construction of community in modern Russia

Bassin, Mark, author

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  • Creator Mark Bassin
  • Format Books
  • Publication Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2016.
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  • Physical Details
    • xiv, 380 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9780801445941, 0801445949, 9781501702716, 1501702718
  • OCLC ocn919041800

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-363) and index.

Contents

  • The nature of ethnicity -- Ethnogenesis, passionarnostʹ and the biosphere -- Varieties of ethnic interaction -- The ethnogenetic drama of Russian history -- Soviet visions of society and nature -- Ethnicity as ideology and politics -- Gumilev and the Russian nationalists -- Neo-Eurasianism and the Russian question -- Biopolitics and the ubiquity of ethnicity -- "The patron of the Turkic peoples" -- Conclusion : the political significance of Gumilev
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