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The Challenge of Revolution
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The Challenge of Revolution: Contemporary Russia in Historical Perspective

Vladimir Mau and Irina Starodubrovskaia

Abstract

Russia's current travails should be construed as a revolution in progress. This book analyses the causes, processes, and consequences of Russia's post‐communist development, and argues that it exemplifies a general theory of revolution based on the concept of the ‘weak state’, sharing the same logic as the great revolutions of the past.

Keywords: Russia, theory of revolution, weak states

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780199241507
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0199241503.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Vladimir Mau, author
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Irina Starodubrovskaia, author