Description - Central Asia by Tom Everett-Heath
The five central Asian States of Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan stand at the crossroads of world civilization. Influenced by South Asia, Iran, China and Russia, this region which has recently burst onto the world stage once again, guards a distinct identity. This collection by established experts on the area covers the dramatic Soviet interventions of the early twentieth century, and details the role of ethnicity and the contribution made by Islamic impulses in the process of building the modern nation states.
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(234mm x 156mm x 16mm)
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Author Biography - Tom Everett-Heath
Tom Everett-Heath is deputy editor of the Middle East Economic Digest