Asian Studies: Central Asian Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Central Asian Politics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Central Asian Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Reuel R. Hanks, Dilshod Achilov

    Since achieving independence in 1991, the five states of Central Asia have increasingly gained geopolitical, economic and strategic significance.  There are several reasons for the region’s rise in importance. Geographic location, at the intersection of Russia, South Asia, China and the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Politics in Developing Countries book cover

    Politics in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Politics in Developing Countries provides a clear and reader-friendly introduction to the key factors and themes that shape political processes in developing countries. Achieving development outcomes such as reducing poverty and inequality is only possible through efficient governance, well-planned…

    Paperback – 2019-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Kazakhstan's Foreign Policy: Regime neo-Eurasianism in the Nazarbaev era book cover

    Kazakhstan's Foreign Policy

    Regime neo-Eurasianism in the Nazarbaev era, 1st Edition

    By Luca Anceschi

    For much of the post-Soviet era, Kazakhstan’s international relations developed against a specific backdrop: the Eurasian continent, a (vaguely defined) politico-cultural space with the modern Kazakhstani state at its centre. This book looks at the central role occupied by ‘regime neo-Eurasianism’…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
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    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Ethnic Politics in Post-Soviet Central Asia: Exit, Voice, and Loyalty among Uzbek Minorities book cover

    Ethnic Politics in Post-Soviet Central Asia

    Exit, Voice, and Loyalty among Uzbek Minorities, 1st Edition

    By Matteo Fumagalli

    The Soviet collapse left about seventy million people, one in four former Soviet citizens, stranded outside of the borders of new states where the majority of their ethnic kins lived. To the surprise of many outside observers, the Central Asian region has escaped the conflicts in which many…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

  • The Political Economy of Central Asia book cover

    The Political Economy of Central Asia

    1st Edition

    By Gul Berna Ozcan

    Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Central Asian republics are still coming to terms with their post-communist economies, their role in the region and the wider world, and their needs for identity, governance and growth. The Political Economy of Central Asia is an original study addressing…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Violence and Resistance in Uzbekistan book cover

    Violence and Resistance in Uzbekistan

    1st Edition

    By Matteo Fumagalli

    For large part of the post-independence period, Uzbekistan’s elites have legitimised their rule in the name of a struggle against religiously motivated and foreign-funded extremism. Without President Karimov’s rule, the theory that country would have fallen prey to Islamic militancy and possibly…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
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    Central Asian Studies

  • Identity and Marginality in India: Settlement Experience of Afghan Migrants book cover

    Identity and Marginality in India

    Settlement Experience of Afghan Migrants, 1st Edition

    By Anwesha Ghosh

    Decades of conflict and war have forced millions of men, women and children to flee from their homes and seek refuge in other parts of the country or in foreign lands - Afghanistan is one such country. This book is a study of the displaced Afghan migrant population in India, in particular the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Critical Approaches to Security in Central Asia book cover

    Critical Approaches to Security in Central Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Edward Lemon

    Central Asia remains on the periphery, both spatially and in people’s imaginations. When the region does attract international attention, it is often related to security issues, including terrorism, ethnic conflict and drug trafficking. This book brings together leading specialists from a range of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Leadership and Nationalism in Azerbaijan: Ali Mardan bey Topchibashov, Founder and Creator book cover

    Leadership and Nationalism in Azerbaijan

    Ali Mardan bey Topchibashov, Founder and Creator, 1st Edition

    By Jamil Hasanli

    Ali Mardan bey Topchibashov was a prominent politician, who played a crucial role in the history of Azerbaijan. One of the most striking personalities in the history of Azerbaijan, the founder of liberal ideas, and the first President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, he led the Muslim faction in the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29
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    Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

  • Identity, History and Trans-Nationality in Central Asia: The Mountain Communities of Pamir book cover

    Identity, History and Trans-Nationality in Central Asia

    The Mountain Communities of Pamir, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dagikhudo Dagiev, Carole Faucher

    Pamiris, or Badakhshanis in popular discourse, form a small group of Iranic peoples who inhabit the mountainous region of Pamir-Hindu Kush, being the historical region of Badakhshan. Pamiri communities are located in the territories of four current nation-states: Tajikistan, Afghanistan, China and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-23
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Geopolitics in Late Antiquity: The Fate of Superpowers from China to Rome book cover

    Geopolitics in Late Antiquity

    The Fate of Superpowers from China to Rome, 1st Edition

    By Hyun Jin Kim

    Geopolitics in Late Antiquity explores the geopolitical revolution which shook the foundations of the ancient world, the dawning of the millennium of Inner Asian dominance and virtual monopoly of world power (with interludes) that began with the rise of the Huns and then continued under the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
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    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • The New International Relations of Sub-Regionalism: Asia and Europe book cover

    The New International Relations of Sub-Regionalism

    Asia and Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hidetoshi Taga, Seiichi Igarashi

    In the context of the end of the Cold War and the spread of globalism, sub-regions are attracting attention as new social units of international society never before observed. In the "second wave" of regionalism that became active in the 1980s, a new regionalism, which differed qualitatively from…

    Hardback – 2018-10-03
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    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

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