Russia and the Idea of Europe: A Study in Identity and by Iver B. Neumann

By Iver B. Neumann

The finish of the Soviet approach and the transition to the marketplace in Russia, coupled with the inexorable upward thrust of nationalism, delivered to the fore the centuries-old debate approximately Russia's dating with Europe. during this revised and up-to-date moment variation of Russia and the belief of Europe, Iver Neumann discusses no matter if the tensions among self-referencing nationalist perspectives and Europe-orientated liberal perspectives can ever be resolved.


Drawing on quite a lot of Russian resources, this book keeps the large old concentration of the former variation and selections up from the place the it off within the early 1990s, bringing the dialogue absolutely brand new. Discussing theoretical and political advancements, it relates the present tale of Russian id formation to new overseas coverage research and the advancements within the research of nationalism. The publication additionally bargains an extra concentrate on post-Cold conflict advancements. particularly it examines the yr 2000, whilst Putin succeeded Yeltsin as president, and 2014, while Russian international coverage grew to become from cooperation to confrontation.


Bringing to lifestyles some of the debates surrounding this complex dating in an available and transparent demeanour, this booklet remains to be a distinct and important source for either scholars and students of foreign relations.

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