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New and Published Books

  1. Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia 2018

    18th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Series: Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia

    Europa's comprehensive survey of Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia. General Survey Leading authorities on the region analyze topics of regional importance. Country Surveys Chapters on each country, containing: - essays on its recent history and economy, and a chronology of events - an...

    Published October 20th 2017 by Routledge

  2. Soviet Orientalism and the Creation of Central Asian Nations

    By Alfrid K. Bustanov

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    Orientalism – the idea that the standpoint of Western writers on the East greatly affected what they wrote about the East, the "Other" – applied also in Russia and the Soviet Union, where the study of the many exotic peoples incorporated into the Russian Empire, often in quite late imperial times,...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge

  3. Creating Nationality in Central Europe, 1880-1950

    Modernity, Violence and (Be) Longing in Upper Silesia

    Edited by Tomasz Kamusella, James Bjork, Timothy Wilson, Anna Novikov

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    In the immediate aftermath of the First World War, Upper Silesia was the site of the largest formal exercise in self-determination in European history, the 1921 Plebiscite. This asked the inhabitants of Europe’s second largest industrial region the deceptively straightforward question of whether...

    Published October 12th 2017 by Routledge

  4. Social and Cultural Change in Central Asia

    The Soviet Legacy

    Edited by Sevket Akyildiz, Richard Carlson

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    Focusing on Soviet culture and its social ramifications both during the Soviet period and in the post-Soviet era, this book addresses important themes associated with Sovietisation and socialisation in the Central Asian states of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan....

    Published October 12th 2017 by Routledge

  5. Eurasian Integration – The View from Within

    Edited by Piotr Dutkiewicz, Richard Sakwa

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    As Eurasia and the adjacent territories become more important to the world, there is increasing interest from international powers, accompanied by attempts to give institutional form to traditional economic and security links within the region. This book includes a range of substantive work from...

    Published October 12th 2017 by Routledge

  6. Regime Transition in Central Asia

    Stateness, Nationalism and Political Change in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

    By Dagikhudo Dagiev

    Series: Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

    Presenting a study of regime transition, political transformation, and the challenges that faced the post-Communist republics of Central Asia on independence, this book focuses on the process of transition in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, and the obstacles that these newly-independent states are...

    Published October 12th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Nation-Building and Personality Cult in Turkmenistan

    The Türkmenbasy Phenomenon

    By Fabio De Leonardis

    Series: Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

    Turkmenistan is a country which is almost sealed off from the rest of the world but it has attracted foreign attention due to the eccentricities of its late president Saparmurat Niyazov Türkmenbaşy, whose ideological construction and dynamics of power have remained in place after his death. This...

    Published October 10th 2017 by Routledge

  8. Sustainable Land Management in Greater Central Asia

    An Integrated and Regional Perspective

    Edited by Victor R. Squires, Lu Qi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

    Greater Central Asia encompasses a vast area that includes deserts, natural grasslands, steppes, shrublands and alpine regions. Many of these land types are degraded and productivity is falling at a time when human populations and livestock inventories are on the rise. Ecosystem stability and...

    Published September 19th 2017 by Routledge

  9. Eurasia and India

    Regional Perspectives

    Edited by K. Warikoo

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    Eurasia has assumed importance in the post-Soviet period and the peoples of Siberia have distinctive historico-cultural similarities with the Indian Himalayas due to common traditions and Buddhist culture. The Eurasianism of Russia brings it closer to India in historico-cultural, political and...

    Published September 18th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Uzbekistan’s Foreign Policy

    The Struggle for Recognition and Self-Reliance under Karimov

    By Bernardo Teles Fazendeiro

    Series: Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

    Uzbekistan’s foreign policy from 1991 to 2016, starting from independence right up to the death of its first president, Islam Karimov, is one of the more distinctive approaches to international politics since the end of the Cold War. This distinctiveness rests on the republic’s gradual struggle for...

    Published August 31st 2017 by Routledge