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Antropologicheskij forum, 2017, no. 33

 

A Review of VICTOR SCHNIRELMANN, ARIYSKIY MIF V SOVREMENNOM MIRE [THE ARYAN MYTH TODAY]: In 2 vols. Moscow: Novoe literaturmoe obozrenie, 2015, 536 pp.; 440 pp.

Alexander Panchenko

European University at St Petersburg
3, Gagarinskaya st., St Petersburg, Russia
Institute of Russian Literature (The Pushkin House), Russian Academy of Sciences
4, Makarova emb., St Petersburg, Russia
apanchenko2008@gmail.com

Abstract: This review concerns the book The Aryan Myth Today by Victor Schnirelman. The reviewer argues that the book is extremely valuable in terms of empirical research, although its methodology, theoretical horizons, and rhetoric can be criticized in certain respects.

Keywords: Aryan myth, nationalism, neopaganism, conspiracy theories, alternative science.

To cite: Panchenko A., ‘A Review of Victor Schnirelmann, Ariyskiy mif v sovremennom mire [The Aryan Myth Today]: In 2 vols. Moscow: Novoe literaturmoe obozrenie, 2015, 536 pp.; 440 pp.’, Antropologicheskij forum, 2017, no. 33, pp. 125–137.

URL: http://anthropologie.kunstkamera.ru/files/pdf/033/panchenko.pdf