Asian Studies: Central Asian Studies

  • Images of the Post-Soviet Kazakshtan:: A Cosmopolitan Space with Borderland Anxieties book cover

    Images of the Post-Soviet Kazakshtan:

    A Cosmopolitan Space with Borderland Anxieties, 1st Edition

    By Suchandana Chatterjee

    The study revolves round the relationship between space and transitional identity in Kazakhstan in the post-Soviet period. Emergent discourses about cosmopolitanism suggest multiple interactions in a transitional space. The cosmopolitanism of our times implies the dynamic responses of communities…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Transcontinental Silk Road Strategies: Comparing China, Japan and South Korea in Uzbekistan book cover

    Transcontinental Silk Road Strategies

    Comparing China, Japan and South Korea in Uzbekistan, 1st Edition

    By Timur Dadabaev

    This book analyses initiatives and concepts initiated by China, Japan and South Korea (the Republic of Korea) towards Central Asia to ascertain their impact on regionalism and regional cooperation in Central Asia. Using the case study of Uzbekistan, the book focuses on the formation of the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • 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

  • 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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • Power and Water in Central Asia book cover

    Power and Water in Central Asia

    1st Edition

    By Filippo Menga

    Water is an irreplaceable and transient resource, which crosses political boundaries in the form of rivers, lakes, and groundwater aquifers. The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, led to the birth of fifteen countries including the five Central Asian republics, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

  • China's International Transboundary Rivers: Politics, Security and Diplomacy of Shared Water Resources book cover

    China's International Transboundary Rivers

    Politics, Security and Diplomacy of Shared Water Resources, 1st Edition

    By Lei Xie, Jia Shaofeng

    China has forty major transboundary watercourses with neighbouring countries, and has frequently been accused of harming its downstream neighbours through its domestic water management policies, such as the construction of dams for hydropower. This book provides an understanding of water security…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Nation-Building and Personality Cult in Turkmenistan: The Türkmenbaşy Phenomenon book cover

    Nation-Building and Personality Cult in Turkmenistan

    The Türkmenbaşy Phenomenon, 1st Edition

    By Fabio De Leonardis

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

  • Sustainable Land Management in Greater Central Asia: An Integrated and Regional Perspective book cover

    Sustainable Land Management in Greater Central Asia

    An Integrated and Regional Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victor R. Squires, Lu Qi

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • Eurasia and India: Regional Perspectives book cover

    Eurasia and India

    Regional Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by K. Warikoo

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

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