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Russian Nationalism And Messianic Consciousness. The Revival Of The Russian Intelligentsia During The Brezhnev Era
Russian Nationalism And Messianic Consciousness. The Revival Of The Russian Intelligentsia During The Brezhnev Era

Author(s): Nadina Pană
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences
Published by: Editura Ovidius University Press
Keywords: messianism; nationalism; Soviet Union; Leonid Brezhnev; intelligentsia; Slavophiles; Occidentalism

Summary/Abstract: The aim of this paper is to analyze the transformations suffered by the Russian messianic current during Leonid Brezhnev’s rule within the Soviet Union. The purpose of this research is to present the ideological bound created between messianism and nationalism. Its broad impact upon the Russian society lead to the birth of a new type of intellectual elite (a reborn “intelligentsia” based on the heritage of its 19th century Slavophil and Occidentalist predecessors).

  • Issue Year: 2014
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 43-57
  • Page Count: 15
  • Language: English