Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - The Chechens by Amjad Jaimoukha

This book provides a ready introduction and practical guide to the Chechen people and some little-known and rarely-considered aspects of Chechen culture, including customs and traditions, folklore, arts and architecture, music, and literature. It also narrates Chechen history from ancient times and provides sketches of archaic religions and civilizations. Jaimoukha reveals the esoteric social structure and the peculiar brand of Chechen Sufism, as well as the present political situation in Chechnya. As the only comprehensive guide available in English, this book is an indispensable and accessible resource for all those with an interest in Chechnya.

Buy The Chechens by Amjad Jaimoukha from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780415323284
ISBN-10: 0415323282
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Jan-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - The Chechens by Amjad Jaimoukha

Book Reviews - The Chechens by Amjad Jaimoukha

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Chechens book by Amjad Jaimoukha and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Amjad Jaimoukha

Amjad Jaimoukha is a director and senior consultant at the Royal Scientific Society in Jordan. Educated in England, he has written a number of books and articles, including The Circassians, Kabardian-English Dictionary, The Cycles of the Circassian Nart Epic and Circassian Proverbs and Sayings. He is also a member of the Central Eurasian Studies Society at Harvard University.

Books By Amjad Jaimoukha

Circassians by Amjad Jaimoukha
Paperback, April 2015
Chechens by Amjad Jaimoukha
Paperback, December 2014