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Description - The Resurgence of Central Asia by Ahmed Rashid

Kazakhstan, 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. Rashid gives a history of each country, including its incorporation into Tsarist Russia to the present day. He provides basic socio-economic information and explains the diverse political situations. He focuses primarily on the underlying issues confronting these societies: the legacy of Soviet rule; ethnic tensions; the position of women; the future of Islam; the question of nuclear proliferation; and the fundamental choices over economic strategy, political system and external orientation which lie ahead.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781856491327
ISBN-10: 1856491323
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x mm)
Pages: 288
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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