The Resurgence of Central Asia
Islam or Nationalism?
By (author) Ahmed Rashid
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Resurgence of Central Asia by Ahmed Rashid
Book DescriptionKazakhstan, Kirgystan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan have all become independent states in central Asia, following the break-up of the USSR. All have Muslim majorities and ancient histories, but are otherwise very different. This book provides an introduction to the region.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781856491327
(216mm x 138mm x 138mm)
Imprint: Zed Books Ltd
Publisher: Zed Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Ahmed Rashid
Ahmed Rashid is a well known journalist and author of The Taliban: Islam, Oil and the New Great Game in Central Asia (2008).
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