Russian Culture in Uzbekistan
By (author) David MacFadyen
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Russian Culture in Uzbekistan by David MacFadyen
Book DescriptionRecent political changes in Central Asia, where the United States is replacing Russia as the dominant power, are having a profound effect on Russian speakers in the region. These people, formerly perceived as progressive and engaging with Europe, are now confronted by the erasure of their literary, musical, cinematic and journalistic culture, as local ethnic and American cultures become much stronger. This book examines the predicament of Russian culture in Central Asia, looking at literature, language, cinema, music, and religion. It argues that the Soviet past was much more complex than the simplified, polarised rhetoric of the Cold War period and also that the present situation, in which politicians from the former Soviet regime often continue in power, is equally complex.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415341349
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - David MacFadyen
David MacFadyen is a professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of several books on many aspects of Russian literature and culture, including the poetry of Joseph Brodsky, classic Soviet prose, popular song across the twentieth century, comedic cinema, and animated film.
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