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  1. Leadership and Authority in Central Asia

    An Ismaili Community in Tajikistan

    By Otambek Mastibekov

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    This book explores the unfolding of world history in a remote corner of Central Asia: the region of Badakhshan. The history of this region has commonly been explored through the lens of the major superpowers who competed over its territory in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, including...

    To Be Published May 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Power, Networks and Violent Conflict in Central Asia

    A Comparison of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

    By Idil Tunçer-Kılavuz

    When the five Central Asian republics gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, expectations of violent conflict were widespread. Indeed, the country of Tajikistan suffered a five-year civil war from 1992 to 1997. The factors that the literature on civil wars in general and on the...

    To Be Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Negotiating Well-being in Central Asia

    Edited by David W. Montgomery

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    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,...

    To Be Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Central Asian Politics

    Edited by Reuel R. Hanks

    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 September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Eurasian Integration – The View from Within

    Edited by Piotr Dutkiewicz, Richard Sakwa

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    As Central Asia and the adjacent territory become more important to the world, there is increasing interest in the region from international powers. This book, which includes much work from scholars based in the region, considers economic, political, social and security developments, and examines...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. National Identities in Soviet Historiography

    Building Nations under Stalin

    By Harun Yilmaz

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    This book explains how and by whom Soviet national histories were constructed under Stalin’s rule. It focuses on the crucial episode in the construction of national identities of Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan from 1936 and 1953, when the main theses in the national histories were established....

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Silk Roads

    Edited by Barbara Meisterernst

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Kazakhstan's Foreign Policy

    Regime neo-Eurasianism in the Nazarbaev era

    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’...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

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