Lexington Books / Collection : Contemporary Central Asia: Societies, Politics, and Cultures / History / History by country / Asia / Central Asia

Best Selling

Language

All

English (15)

French (0)

German (0)

Spanish (0)

Italian (0)

 

Release Date

All

Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (0)

Current year (0)

 

Catalog Date

All

Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (0)

Current year (0)

 

Publisher

Delete Lexington Books

 

Collection

Delete Contemporary Central Asia: Societies, Politics, and Cultures

 

Category

Delete Central Asia

 

Audience

Adult (15)

 

Total Loans

All (0)

20 - 40 (0)

40 - 100 (0)

Over 100 (0)

More options

Results : 1 - 15 of 15 Sorted by : 

The Dialectics of Post-Soviet Modernity and the Changing Contours of Islamic Discourse in Azerbaijan

by Murad Ismayilov Lexington Books (September 15, 2018)

Azerbaijan’s independence came after seven decades of militant atheism of Soviet modernization project and emerged into staunch secularism of Western modernity, two factors that, on a par with the country’s...


State-Building in Kazakhstan

by Dina Sharipova Lexington Books (June 29, 2018)

This book challenges the conventional wisdom that informal institutions—networks, clientelism, and connections—have to disappear in modern societies due to liberalization of the economy, rapid urbanization,...


Tajikistan on the Move

by Marlène Laruelle, Jesse Driscoll, Tim Epkenhans & John Heathershaw et al. Lexington Books (May 25, 2018)

The southernmost and poorest state of the Eurasian space, Tajikistan collapsed immediately upon the fall of the Soviet Union and plunged into a bloody five-year civil war (1992–1997) that left more than 50,000...


Central Asia in the Era of Sovereignty

by Theresa Sabonis-Helf, Daniel L. Burghart, Sébastien Peyrouse & Yuhao Du et al. Lexington Books (March 15, 2018)

After twenty-five years of independence, there is little doubt that the five Central Asian states will persist as sovereign, independent states. They increasingly differ from each other, and are making their...


The European Union's Influence in Central Asia

by Olga Alinda Spaiser Lexington Books (March 12, 2018)

Unknown yet highly strategic, Central Asia attracts the interest of major global powers due to its vast energy resources and crucial geographic position. Russia, China, and the European Union view this region...


Constructing the Uzbek State

by Marlène Laruelle, Svetlana Peshkova, Matteo Fumagalli & Alisher Ilkhamov et al. Lexington Books (December 20, 2017)

Over the past three decades, Uzbekistan has attracted the attention of the academic and policy communities because of its geostrategic importance, its critical role in shaping or unshaping Central Asia as a...


Language, Literacy, and Social Change in Mongolia

by Phillip P. Marzluf Lexington Books (November 22, 2017)

Language, Literacy, and Social Change in Mongolia is the first full-length treatment of literacy in Mongolian. Challenging readers’ assumptions about Central Asia and Mongolia, this book focuses on Mongolians’...


The Central Asia–Afghanistan Relationship

by Marlène Laruelle, Bruce Pannier, Antonio Giustozzi & Artemy M. Kalinovsky et al. Lexington Books (August 14, 2017)

Central Asia is a relatively understudied neighbor of Afghanistan. The region is often placed into a number of historical and political contexts—a section of the Silk Road, a pawn in the “Great Game,”...


The New Geopolitics of the South Caucasus

by Shireen T. Hunter, Sergey Markedonov, Mohammad Homayounvash & Richard D. Kauzlarich et al. Lexington Books (September 22, 2017)

This collection surveys the three South Caucasian states’ economic, social and political evolution since their independence in 1991. It assesses their successes and failures in these areas, including their...


Eurasia's Shifting Geopolitical Tectonic Plates

by Alexandros Petersen & S. Frederick Starr Lexington Books (July 16, 2017)

This anthology of articles, short studies, and interviews by Alexandros Petersen were written over the span of ten years, starting in 2004. Yet they are even more relevant today in their prescient analysis....


Rewriting the Nation in Modern Kazakh Literature: Elites and Narratives

by Diana T. Kudaibergenova Lexington Books (January 16, 2017)

This interdisciplinary study is a comprehensive survey of cultural discourse and literary production in Kazakhstan. It examines the construction of national narratives before and after Soviet rule and argues...


The Origins of the Civil War in Tajikistan: Nationalism, Islamism, and Violent Conflict in Post-Soviet Space

by Tim Epkenhans Lexington Books (October 26, 2016)

This study provides a comprehensive account of the civil war that erupted in Tajikistan in 1992. Based on a wide range of primary sources, it analyzes the conflict’s long-term historical and structural roots...


Kazakhstan in the Making: Legitimacy, Symbols, and Social Changes

by Marlène Laruelle, Mateusz Laszczkowski, Douglas Blum & Alexander C. Diener et al. Lexington Books (November 21, 2016)

This collection is a multidisciplinary examination of modern-day Kazakhstan. It analyzes the country’s fast-changing national identity, the current regime’s ongoing quest for popular support, relations between...


Integration in Energy and Transport: Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Turkey

by Alexandros Petersen & Roy Allison Lexington Books (June 16, 2016)

The South Caucasus region has established itself as a corridor for transporting energy from Azerbaijan to Georgia, Turkey, and on to Europe. This book examines the capacity of this new east–west “Eurasian...


Kyrgyzstan beyond "Democracy Island" and "Failing State": Social and Political Changes in a Post-Soviet Society

by Johan Engvall, Marlène Laruelle, Erica Marat & David Gullette et al. Lexington Books (December 03, 2015)

This examination of the political, social, and cultural changes of Kyrgyzstan since the collapse of the Soviet Union offers tools to go beyond the country’s simplistic dual status of being both an “island...