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By Marietta Stepaniants,Juliet Johnson

concentrating on the jobs of Russian Orthodoxy and Islam in constituting, hard and altering nationwide and ethnic identities in Russia, this learn takes Tsarist and Soviet legacies into consideration, paying specified recognition to the evolution of the connection among spiritual teachings and political associations during the overdue nineteenth and twentieth centuries. the amount explicitly discusses and compares the position of Russia's significant religions, Orthodoxy and Islam, in forging identification within the smooth period and brings an cutting edge combination of sociological, old, linguistic and geographic scholarship to the matter of post-Soviet Russian identification. This entire quantity is acceptable for classes on post-Soviet politics, Russian reviews, faith and political culture.

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By Marietta Stepaniants,Juliet Johnson

concentrating on the jobs of Russian Orthodoxy and Islam in constituting, hard and altering nationwide and ethnic identities in Russia, this learn takes Tsarist and Soviet legacies into consideration, paying specified recognition to the evolution of the connection among spiritual teachings and political associations during the overdue nineteenth and twentieth centuries. the amount explicitly discusses and compares the position of Russia's significant religions, Orthodoxy and Islam, in forging identification within the smooth period and brings an cutting edge combination of sociological, old, linguistic and geographic scholarship to the matter of post-Soviet Russian identification. This entire quantity is acceptable for classes on post-Soviet politics, Russian reviews, faith and political culture.

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