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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 August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 19th 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 August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 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...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Migration and Identity in Central Asia

    The Uzbek Experience

    By Rano Turaeva

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    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....

    To Be Published October 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Kazakhstan's Foreign Policy

    Regime neo-Eurasianism in the Nazarbaev era

    By Luca Anceschi

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    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 1st 2016 by Routledge

  7. Health, Drugs and Healing in Central Asia

    Edited by Alisher Latypov

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    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,...

    To Be Published January 27th 2016 by Routledge

  8. Russia's Relations with Kazakhstan

    Rethinking Post-communist Transitions in the Emerging World System

    By Yelena Nikolayevna Zabortseva

    Series: Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

    Recent political developments in post-Soviet countries have raised novel issues regarding the stability of the post-Cold War world order. A new direction in policy has been exemplified by the recent bolstering of a number of post-Soviet political and economic institutions - such as CSTO, SCO and...

    To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Routledge

  9. Sustainable Land Management in Central Asia

    An Integrated and Regional Perspective

    Edited by Victor R. Squires, Qi Lu, Horst Weyerhaeuser, Bo Wu, J Marc Foggin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

    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 biodiversity...

    To Be Published March 30th 2016 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 March 31st 2016 by Routledge