Russia's Postcolonial Identity: A Subaltern Empire in a Eurocentric World

  • Citation: Morozov, Viatcheslav. Russia's postcolonial identity: a subaltern empire in a Eurocentric world. Springer, 2015.
    • Topics:
    • IR Theories
    • Keywords:
    • subaltern empire
    • imperial
    • postcolonial
    • peripherality
    • Putinism

Pushing postcolonial studies and constructivist International Relations towards an uneasy dialogue, this book looks at Russia as a subaltern empire. It demonstrates how the dialectic of the subaltern and the imperial has produced a radically anti-Western regime, which nevertheless remains locked in a Eurocentric outlook.

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