The Resurgence of Central Asia

Islam or Nationalism

Ahmed Rashid

The Resurgence of Central Asia

Ahmed Rashid

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288 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $38.95 ISBN: 9781856491327 Published April 1994 For sale in North and South America only
'Ahmed Rashid writes concisely, keeping up a rapid pace starting with the historical background of the region, looking in turn at its five republics - Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan - and finally at their common interests and rivalries... Rashid's book is eminently dispassionate and unideological.' - International Herald Tribune
Contents
1. Conquerors, Khans and Communists
2. The Two Revolutions - 1917 and 1991
3. Socialism along the Silk Road - Economy and Society in Central Asia
4. At the Centre of the World - Uzbekistan
5. Warriors of the Turquoise Hills - Kazakhstan
6. The Cradle of the Earth - Kyrgyzstan
7. The Mountains of Islam - Tajikistan
8. The Desert Horsemen - Turkmenistan
9. The Great Game Revisited - Central Asia's Foreign Policy
10. Uncertain Homelands - Security, Islam and Nationalism
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