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Russian Conservatism and Its Critics By Richard Pipes

Russian Conservatism and Its Critics by Richard Pipes

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Summary

Why have Russians chosen unlimited autocracy since the Middle Ages? Why is democracy unable to flourish in Russia? This work is an analysis of Russia's immemorial commitment to the theory and practice of autocracy. It demonstrates why the belief in autocracy remains the most formative and powerful idea in Russia's political history.

Russian Conservatism and Its Critics Summary

Russian Conservatism and Its Critics: A Study in Political Culture by Richard Pipes

"Russian Conservatism and Its Critics" provides the first account of Russia s immemorial commitment to the theory and practice of autocracy, the most formative and powerful idea in Russia s political history. Richard Pipes considers why Russian thinkers, statesmen, and publicists have historically always argued that Russia could prosper only under an autocratic regime.

Russian Conservatism and Its Critics Reviews

"Richard Pipes's valuable book, besides being a sweeping and learned historical survey, may help us to understand better some of the unhappy anomalies of post-Gorbachev Russia." Joseph Frank, New Republic "An insightful study." John Keep, Times Literary Supplement"

About Richard Pipes

Richard Pipes is Baird Professor of History Emeritus, Harvard University.

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GOR009003988
9780300122695
0300122691
Russian Conservatism and Its Critics: A Study in Political Culture by Richard Pipes
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Yale University Press
2007-07-06
240
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