Central Asian Culture & Society Products

  • 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 Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

  • Migration and Identity in Central Asia

    The Uzbek Experience, 1st Edition

    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
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Identity and Memory in Post-Soviet Central Asia

    Uzbekistan's Soviet Past, 1st Edition

    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
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Growing Up in the North Caucasus

    Society, Family, Religion and Education, 1st Edition

    By Irina Molodikova, Alan Watt

    Investigating changes in upbringing in the North Caucasus, a region notorious for violent conflict, this book explores the lives of the generation born after the dissolution of the USSR who grew up under conditions of turmoil and rapid social change. It avoids the ‘traditional’ presentation of the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Central Asian Studies

  • Social and Cultural Change in Central Asia

    The Soviet Legacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sevket Akyildiz, Richard Carlson

    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.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • 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 Advances in Central Asian Studies

  • Conflict and Peace in Eurasia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapatra

    Focusing on a range of Eurasian conflicts, including Nagorno-Karabakh, South Ossetia and Abkhazia, this book offers contemporary perspectives on the ongoing conflicts in the Eurasia, with an emphasis on the attempts towards peace. The book brings into focus how various factors such as ethnicity,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Diverging Paths of Development in Central Asia

    Market Adaptations, Interventions and Daily Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gül Berna Özcan

    Newly gained sovereignty, uneven penetration of neo-liberal ideals and the growth of disparate capitalist markets have elicited varied responses in Central Asia. What does development mean for the political class and for ordinary citizens? What are the effects of new capitalist institutions and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23

  • Youth in the Former Soviet South

    Everyday Lives between Experimentation and Regulation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan B. Kirmse

    This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of youth, in all its diversity, in Muslim Central Asia and the Caucasus. It brings together a range of academic perspectives, including media studies, Islamic studies, the sociology of youth, and social anthropology. While most discussions of youth…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11

  • Architectural Conservation in Asia

    National Experiences and Practice, 1st Edition

    By John H. Stubbs, Robert G. Thomson

    At a time when organized heritage protection in Asia is developing at a rapid pace, Architectural Conservation in Asia provides the first comprehensive overview of architectural conservation practice from Afghanistan to the Philippines. The country-by-country analysis adopted by the book draws out…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06

  • Health, Drugs and Healing in Central Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alisher Latypov

    This volume contains five chapters written by American, European and Central Asian scholars, who examine a range of issues critical to our understanding of health and healing in contemporary Central Asia. Grounded in the review of medical literature in Arabic, Persian and Chaghatay Turkic,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04

  • Negotiating Well-being in Central Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by David W. Montgomery

    Much scholarship of any region focuses on the perceived problems that hold back a population. Central Asia is no exception, as it is a region with political, economic, and environmental problems that seem to keep Central Asians from a "better" future. Alongside all the struggles of life, however,…

    Hardback – 2014-09-18

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