In Russia’s Failed Revolutions, Adam B. Ulam sets for himself the task of determining why Western-style liberalism failed to become established in Russia, or, as he puts it, “What was it that at decisive moments has frustrated or flawed the libertarian intentions of Russia’s revolutionaries and reformers?” In seeking the answer to this problem, Ulam looks to the peculiar nature of Russian nationalism. The greatness, unity, and power of the Russian Empire were, i...
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