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The Central Asian States

Discovering Independence, 1st Edition

By Gregory W Gleason

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The lands of Central Asia are united by a common history and historical identity as well as by common traditions. A heritage of tribal mountain and steppe confederations and oasis emirates gave way in the Soviet period to the creation of artificial ?nation-states? in the heart of Asia. With the collapse of the Soviet Union, these nations?Kazakstan,

Table of Contents

New States and Ancient Societies -- Legacies of Central Asia -- The Soviet Socialist Republics of Central Asia -- Central Asian States Emergent -- Central Asia and the World -- Transition in Asia

About the Author

Gregory Gleason is associate professor of international relations at the University of New Mexico.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies