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Sustainable Energy in Kazakhstan: Moving to Cleaner Energy in a Resource-rich Country

Yelena Kalyuzhnova & Richard Pomfret
Routlegde (July 10, 2017)


This book analyses the implications of the global shift to cleaner energy for a cou...

Shamanism: Soviet Studies of Traditional Religion in Siberia and Central Asia

Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer
Routledge (July 22, 2016)

Addresses the most important theoretical and practical problems underlying public budgeting. This anthology is organized topically rather than historical...

Politics, Identity and Education in Central Asia: Post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan

Pınar Akçalı & Cennet Engin-Demir (Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies)
Routledge (March 11, 2013)

Focusing on the areas of politics...

Islam, Society, and Politics in Central Asia

Pauline Jones
University of Pittsburgh Press (May 6, 2017)

During the 1990s, there was a consensus that Central Asia was witnessing an Islamic revival after independence, and that this would follow similar ...

Making Uzbekistan Nation, Empire, and Revolution in the Early USSR

Adeeb Khalid
Cornell University Press (November 12, 2015)

In Making Uzbekistan, Adeeb Khalid chronicles the tumultuous history of Central Asia in the age of the Russian revolution. Traumatic upheavals&mdash...

Qazaqlïq, or Ambitious Brigandage, and the Formation of the Qazaqs

Joo-Yup Lee
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc. (December, 2015)


Muslim Women of the Fergana Valley: A 19th-Century Ethnography from Central Asia

Vladimir Nalivkin and Maria Nalivkina
Indiana University Press (June 16, 2016)

Muslim Women of the Fergana Valley is the first English translation of an important 19th-century Russian ...

The Music of Central Asia

Theodore Levin, Saida Daukeyeva, and Elmira Köchümkulova (Editors)
Indiana University Press (December 8, 2016)

This beautiful and informative book offers a detailed introd...

Iran and China: A New Approach to Their Bilateral Relations

Shirzad Azad
Lexington Books (February 9, 2017)

Because of their historical roles and politico-economic significance in contemporary international politics...

Song Blue and White Porcelain on the Silk Road

Adam T Kessler
Brill (July 25, 2012)

Western scholars of ancient Chinese ceramics have long thought blue and white porc...