By Kevin C. O'Connor

This booklet strains the origins and actions of an alliance of conservative Communist get together specialists and Russian nationalists throughout the overdue Soviet period. in particular, it examines how and to what volume hitherto orthodox Communists sought political allies within the Russian nationalist flow for you to garner aid for halting the reform application and saving the Soviet kingdom from cave in. concentrating on the perestroika interval, Dr. Kevin O'Connor explains intimately how Marxism-Leninsim receded into irrelevance, forcing orthodox Communists to desert their Marxist ideas in want of serious Russian nationalism.

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Carter, Russian Nationalism: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1990); Thomas ParI and, The Rejection in Russia of Totalitarian Socialism and Liberal Democracy: A Study of the Russian New Right (Helsinki: Commentationes Scienarium Socialium, 1993).

17. Timothy McDaniel, The Agony of the Russian Idea (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997), 44. 18. W. Bruce Lincoln, Nicholas I: Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1978),239-250. 19. Theodore R. : Northern 1llinois University Press, 1996). 20. See Hans Rogger, Russia in the Modern Age: Modernisation and Revolution 18811917 (New York: Longman, 1983). Quote from Rogger, "Nationalism and the State: A Russian Dilemma," Comparative Studies in Society and History 4, no.

19. Theodore R. : Northern 1llinois University Press, 1996). 20. See Hans Rogger, Russia in the Modern Age: Modernisation and Revolution 18811917 (New York: Longman, 1983). Quote from Rogger, "Nationalism and the State: A Russian Dilemma," Comparative Studies in Society and History 4, no. 3 (1962): 253. 21. Weeks, 5. 22. : Cornell University Press, 2001), 26. 23. Mikhail S. Gorbachev, Perestroika (New York: Harper & Row, 1987), 118-121. 24. For an overview of the nationalist revival in the USSR, see H6U:ne Carrere d'Encausse, The End of the Soviet Empire (New York: Basic Books, 1993).

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