The authors criticise the work of the now popular historian Lev Gumilev from the viewpoint of his contribution to Neo-Eurasianist movement.  They examine Gumilev’s numerous contradictions and and his methodological flaws, before discussing the political implications of his extraordinary popularity in post-Soviet Russian, notably in academic circles—underlying notably that his work contribute to legitimate contemporary nationalism and anti-Semitism.

The Redaction
CER: I-1.2.B-73