The objective of my thesis is to compare the Russian populism with the terrorism. The list of these issues includes 1) the definition fo terrorism in nowadays and its history of development, and 2) the revolutionary movement of the populists in the late Russian Empire during 1861-1917. So that we could understand and realize the failure of their revolutionary movement, the conflict inside their mind, and the influence to the world. While pursuing these two question, I shall divide this thesis into five chapters:
Chapter 1 Introduction
It’s consists of: motivation and objectives of the study, the methods and limitation of the study, and the scope and structure of the study.
Chapter 2 What is “Terrorism”
Knowing the definition of the terrorism in nowadays, the developement of terrorism in the history of human, and the mentality, moral integrity of terrorists.
Chapter 3 The Rovlutionary Theory and Movement of Populists in Russian Empire durning1861 to 1881
In this chapter, we will first know the reason which lead to this revolutionary movement, then the organization and its creeds, and the will be their assassinations.
Chapter 4 The Populism Party and their Movement in Russian Empire during 1905 to 1917
This Chapter shows that after Alexander III steps in, the problems that populists have to deal with, no matter the party itself or from the outside society. Finally those problems lead the whole party to the deadend.
Chapter 5 Conclusion
It’s generalizes the studies of this thesis. This analysis will show: the reasons of failure on their revolutionary movement, the conflict that in some of the populists’s mind, and the influence to the whole world. Meanwhile, it also shows the misunderstanding that we have between the Islam society and the terrorism itself, especially the concept of the Islamic “Jihad”.