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Putin's wars : the rise of Russia's new imperialism / Marcel H. Van Herpen.

By: Herpen, Marcel van.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: HIST DK 2014 668355Publication: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2014Description: xvii, 277 p.ISBN: 9781442231368 (cloth); 144223136X (cloth); 9781442231375 (paperback); 1442231378 (paperback).Subject(s): Putin, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1952- -- Military leadership | South Ossetia War, 2008 | Imperialism -- History -- 21st century | War crimes -- History -- 21st century | Genocide -- History -- 21st century | Russia (Federation) -- Relations -- Russia (Federation) -- Chechnia | Chechnia (Russia) -- Relations -- Russia (Federation) | Chechnia (Russia) -- History -- Civil War, 1994- | Russia (Federation) -- Relations -- Georgia (Republic) | Georgia (Republic) -- Relations -- Russia (Federation)
Contents:
Part I. Russia and the curse of empire -- Despotism and the quest for empire -- Comparing Western and Russian legitimation theories for empire -- Putin and the end of the Russian "empire fatigue" -- Putin's grand design -- The Eurasian Union : Putin's newest imperial project -- Part II. The "internal war" : consolidation of power -- Russia : a "pluralist" one-party state -- Preaching the ultra-nationalist gospel : the transformation of "United Russia" -- The "Nashi" : fascist blackshirts or a new Komsomol? -- Send in the Cossacks -- Part III. The wheels of war -- Three lost wars : from Afghanistan to the First Chechen War -- The mysterious apartment bombings : detonator of the Second Chechen War -- The Second Chechen War : Putin's war -- The war with Georgia, Part I: A premeditated Russian aggression -- The war with Georgia, Part II: Six events, announcing the Kremlin's preparation for war -- The war with Georgia, Part III: The propaganda war.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-258) and index.

Part I. Russia and the curse of empire -- Despotism and the quest for empire -- Comparing Western and Russian legitimation theories for empire -- Putin and the end of the Russian "empire fatigue" -- Putin's grand design -- The Eurasian Union : Putin's newest imperial project -- Part II. The "internal war" : consolidation of power -- Russia : a "pluralist" one-party state -- Preaching the ultra-nationalist gospel : the transformation of "United Russia" -- The "Nashi" : fascist blackshirts or a new Komsomol? -- Send in the Cossacks -- Part III. The wheels of war -- Three lost wars : from Afghanistan to the First Chechen War -- The mysterious apartment bombings : detonator of the Second Chechen War -- The Second Chechen War : Putin's war -- The war with Georgia, Part I: A premeditated Russian aggression -- The war with Georgia, Part II: Six events, announcing the Kremlin's preparation for war -- The war with Georgia, Part III: The propaganda war.

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