Black Hundred by Walter Laqueur
The Rise of the Extreme Right in Russia

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Tracing the rise of the extreme right in Russia, the author explores the roots of growing fascist power in Russia, focusing on anti-Semitic Pamyat party. By the author of The Age of Terrorism. National ad/promo.

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Walter Laqueur was Co-Chairman of the International Research Council at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, in Washington D.C. He is the author of many books and has published numerous articles in such newspapers and periodicals as the New York Times, the Washington Post, ForeignAffairs, Encounter, and the New Republic. Laqueur's books and articles have been reprinted in many countries. His most recent works include Fascism: Past, Present, and Future and The New Terrorism: Fanaticism and the Arms of Mass Destruction.
Published June 1, 1993 by Harpercollins. 317 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Laqueur doesn't predict any rise to power of a far-right government- -Hitler's invasion and Stalin's rule, he contends, have inoculated the Russian people against fascism--but he thinks that ``an authoritarian system based on some nationalist populism appears more probable.'' Help, he adds, can c...

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An essential source for Russia-watchers, his meticulous study profiles anti-Western ultra-nationalists, the openly fascistic and anti-Semitic Pamyat movement, fanatical sects within the Orthodox church, various monarchist factions and the reemerging Cossacks.

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