Putinism: Russia and its Future With the West download free [PDF and Ebook] by Walter Laqueur

Putinism: Russia and its Future With the West download free [PDF and Ebook] by Walter Laqueur year 2015
  • Book name: Putinism: Russia and its Future With the West
  • Author: Walter Laqueur
  • Release date: 2015/3/12
  • Publisher: THOMAS DUNNE BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781250064752
  • Rating: 9.37 of 10
  • Votes: 552
  • Review by: Axel Shaffer
  • Review rating: 7.6 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/20
  • Total pages: 288
  • Includes a PDF summary of 27 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: There is no question that tensions between Russia and American are on the rise. The forced annexation of Crimea, the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17, and the Russian government's treatment of homosexuals have created diplomatic standoffs and led to a volley of economic sanctions. Much of the blame for Russia's recent hostility towards the West has fallen on steely-eyed President Vladimir Putin and Americans have begun to wonder if they are witnessing the rebirth of Cold War-style dictatorship. Not so fast, argues veteran historian Walter Laqueur. For two decades, Laqueur has been ahead of the curve, predicting events in post-Soviet Russia with uncanny accuracy. In Putinism, he deftly demonstrates how three long-standing pillars of Russian ideology: a strong belief in the Orthodox Church, a sense of Eurasian 'manifest destiny' and a fear of foreign enemies, continue to exert a powerful influence on the Russian populous. As a result, Putin may well be much more a servant of his people than we think. Topical and provocative, Putinism contains much more than historical analysis.Looking to the future, Laqueur explains how the tendency to view Russia as a Cold War relic is dangerous and premature. Russia can and will continue to challenge the West and it is in our best interest to figure out exactly who it is we are facing-and what they want-before it is too late.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 14H57M36S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: International Relations, Political Science & Theory, Political Ideologies, European History, Diplomacy, Political Leaders & Leadership
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 28.50 USD
  • Dimensions: 162x241x25mm
  • Weight: 474g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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