Asian Studies: Central Asian Studies

  • Identity and Marginality in India: Afghan Sikh and Hindu Migrants book cover

    Identity and Marginality in India

    Afghan Sikh and Hindu Migrants

    By Anwesha Ghosh

    ‘Lala Hindu’ is a term used by ethnic Afghans to denote the religious minorities, the Sikhs and Hindus of Afghanistan, while living in the country. Indians often use the term ‘Afghani log’ to indicate the Afghans living in India. This book is a study of the displaced Afghan migrant population in…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • 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

    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 – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Routledge Handbook of Central Asian Politics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Central Asian Politics

    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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • 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

    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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

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

    The New International Relations of Sub-Regionalism

    Asia and Europe

    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 – 2018-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • 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

    Edited by Carole Faucher, Dagikhudo Dagiev

    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 – 2018-09-12 
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Migration and Identity in Central Asia: The Uzbek Experience book cover

    Migration and Identity in Central Asia

    The Uzbek Experience

    By Rano Turaeva

    This book is an ethnographic and sociolinguistic study of Uzbek migrants in the capital city of Uzbekistan. The ethnographic details of the book represent post-Soviet urban realities on the ground where various forms of belonging clash and kinship ties are reinforced within social safety networks.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources: Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia book cover

    Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources

    Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia

    By Sandagsuren Undargaa

    The grazing of animals on common land and associated property rights were the original basis of the concept of "the tragedy of the commons". Drawing on the classic work of Elinor Ostrom and the readings of political ecology, this book questions the application of exclusive property rights to mobile…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia

    Edited by Shiping Hua

    The Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia is designed to serve as a comprehensive reference guide to politics in Asia. Covering East, South, Southeast, and Central Asia, this handbook brings together the work of leading international academics to cover the political histories, institutions,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge

  • Soviet Nation-Building in Central Asia: The Making of the Kazakh and Uzbek Nations book cover

    Soviet Nation-Building in Central Asia

    The Making of the Kazakh and Uzbek Nations

    By Grigol Ubiria

    The demise of the Soviet Union in 1991 resulted in new state-led nation-building projects in Central Asia. The emergence of independent republics spawned a renewed Western scholarly interest in the region’s nationality issues. Presenting a detailed study, this book examines the state-led…

    Paperback – 2018-03-21
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Identity and Memory in Post-Soviet Central Asia: Uzbekistan's Soviet Past book cover

    Identity and Memory in Post-Soviet Central Asia

    Uzbekistan's Soviet Past

    By Timur Dadabaev

    Central Asian states have experienced a number of historical changes that have challenged their traditional societies and lifestyles. The most significant changes occurred as a result of the revolution in 1917, the incorporation of the region into the Soviet Union, and gaining independence after…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • China's Approach to Central Asia: The Shanghai Co-operation Organisation book cover

    China's Approach to Central Asia

    The Shanghai Co-operation Organisation

    By Weiqing Song

    This book examines, comprehensively, the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation, the regional organisation which consists of China, Russia and most of the Central Asian countries. It charts the development of the Organisation from the establishment of its precursor, the Shanghai Five, in 1996, through…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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