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Edward A. Allworth
Evading Reality analyzes the ideas and words of cAbdalrauf Fitrat, a leading liberal Central Asian intellectual in the early decades of the 20th century. His literary devices confused opponents, delighted adherents and provide a rich legacy for today's Tajik and Uzbek societies.
Soviet Russia and Tibet surveys for the first time the entire history of religious and political relations between Russia and Tibet, from the 17th to the late 20th century, focusing on Soviet attempts to win Lhasa over in the 1920s.
David Gullette University of Cambridge
This book explores the conceptions of genealogy, kinship and ‘tribalism’ in the intertwined construction of personhood and national identity in the Kyrgyz Republic. It makes an important contribution to several theoretical and regional debates.
Edited and translated by Peter B. Golden and Tibor Halasi-Kun et al.
The Arabic, Persian, Turkic, Greek, Armenian and Mongol languages in the 14th century King’s Dictionary were the most important tongues of the Eastern Mediterranean. The famous Rasūlid Hexaglot shows the depth of connections among several Eurasian cultural areas in the aftermath of the Mongol ...
For the first time, a linguistic description of Old Turkic (7th to 13th centuries) is presented, dealing with phonology, morphophonology and subphonemic phenomena as reflected in numerous scripts, derivational and inflectional morphology, syntax and coherence, the lexicon and stylistic, dialect ...
Scott C. Levi
Based on original research in the archives of Uzbekistan, this volume examines the emergence, social organization, economic function, and decline of the Indian merchant diaspora in early modern and colonial period Central Asia.
Elena E. Kuz'mina. Edited by J.P. Mallory
Marfua Tokhtakhodzhaeva, Tashkent University
As well as being a valuable and insightful study into the history, development and tenets of Islam, with particular reference to life in Uzbekistan, this study, which draws on a wide personal network and extensive field research, is also in part a personal quest in support of women’s position ...
Edited by Katia Buffetrille and Hildegard Diemberger
The essays of this volume, result of an interdisciplinary panel held at an IATS conference in Leyden 2000, attempt to document and interpret the ways in which issues of Identity relate to notions of Territory in Tibet and the Himalayas.
Edited by P. Christiaan Klieger
This is an edited volume on self-expression in Tibet and in the Tibetan diaspora. It looks at how modern Tibetans present themselves to the outside world. From the discoverers of esoterica to changing gender categories in exile, readers will learn of the colorful variety of contemporary Tibetan ...
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