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Forthcoming Central Asian Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Eurasia’s Ascent in Energy and Geopolitics

    Rivalry or Partnership for China, Russia, and Central Asia?

    Edited by Robert Bedeski, Niklas Swanström

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    The Sino-Russian relationship has experienced several permutations in recent decades as both states have undergone radical domestic changes, including the end of Soviet communism and the abandonment of Maoism. This volume brings together scholars to address the current status of Sino-Russian...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Energy Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia

    Edited by Bo Kong, Jae H. Ku

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Drawing on cutting-edge research from leading scholars, this book investigates state preferences for regime creation and assesses state capacity for executing these preferences in Northeast Asia’s energy domain, defined as the geographical area comprising the following countries: Russia, Mongolia,...

    To Be Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Tradition and Society in Turkmenistan

    Gender, Oral Culture and Song

    By Carole Blackwell

    This unique study of Turkmen women and their folk songs looks at religion, ritual and family as seen through the eyes of the women and their songs....

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Identity and Memory in Post-Soviet Central Asia

    Uzbekistan's Soviet Past

    By Timur Dadabaev

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    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...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Violence and Resistance in Uzbekistan

    By Matteo Fumagalli

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    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...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Soviet Nation-Building in Central Asia

    The Making of the Kazakh and Uzbek Nations

    By Grigol Ubiria

    Series: Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

    The demise of the Soviet Union in 1991 and the emergence of independent Central Asian republics spawned a renewed Western scholarly interest in the region’s nationality issues. This book presents a detailed study of state-led nation-building projects in the Soviet republics of Kazakhstan and...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Migration and Identity in Central Asia

    Inside Ubekistan

    By Rano Turaeva

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    This book highlights the communication strategies of migrants and the formation of collective consciousness and the We. The support of family networks versus state welfare has major implications for the social organization of everyday lives of migrants as well as for social relations, and the...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Silk Roads

    Edited by Barbara Meisterernst

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    The areas covering the Silk Roads, the ancient and modern roads from China to the West, including the region of modern Xinjiang, have an enduring and most diverse history. The impact that the political, cultural, and economic exchange on the Silk Roads had on the world cannot be overestimated; this...

    To Be Published November 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Creating Nationality in Central Europe, 1880-1950

    Modernity, Violence and (Be) Longing in Upper Silesia

    By Tomasz Kamusella, James Bjork, Timothy Wilson, Anna Novikov

    In the immediate aftermath of the First World War, Upper Silesia was the site of the largest formal exercise in self-determination in European history, the 1921 Plebiscite. This asked the inhabitants of Europe’s second largest industrial region the deceptively straightforward question of whether...

    To Be Published November 29th 2015 by Routledge