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  1. Conflict and Peace in Eurasia

    Edited by Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapatra

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    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,...

    Published October 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Transformation of Tajikistan

    The Sources of Statehood

    Edited by John Heathershaw, Edmund Herzig

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    Tajikistan is one of the lesser-known and least-researched former Soviet Central Asian republics. The birth of the new state in 1991 was followed closely by a civil war which killed more than 50,000 people and displaced many tens of thousands more. While a peace agreement was signed in 1997,...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Institutional Reform in Central Asia

    Politico-Economic Challenges

    Edited by Joachim Ahrens, Herman W. Hoen

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    The countries of Central Asia are increasingly the focus of intense international attention due to their geopolitical and economic importance as well as their unsettled transition processes. The region faced enormous challenges when the Soviet Union disintegrated, and this book focuses on the...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Atlas of Central Eurasian Affairs

    By Stanley D. Brunn, Stanley W. Toops, Richard Gilbreath

    Providing concisely written entries on the most important current issues in Central Asia and Eurasia, this atlas offers relevant background information on the region’s place in the contemporary political and economic world. Features include: Profiles of the constituent countries of Central Asia,...

    Published June 26th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published June 18th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Socialist Revolutions in Asia

    The Social History of Mongolia in the 20th Century

    By Irina Y. Morozova

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    Contemporary Mongolia is often seen as one of the most open and democratic societies in Asia, undergoing remarkable post-socialist transformation. Although the former ruling party, the Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party (the MPRP), has fundamentally changed its platform, it holds leadership and...

    Published May 9th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Political Economy of Reform in Central Asia

    Uzbekistan under Authoritarianism

    By Martin C. Spechler

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    This book examines the economic reforms and material progress made since the Central Asian republics became independent from the Soviet Union in 1991. Without some of the neo-liberal reforms recommended by the "Washington Consensus" and with an authoritarian presidency, Uzbekistan, the largest of...

    Published April 30th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Securing the Indian Frontier in Central Asia

    Confrontation and Negotiation, 1865-1895

    By Martin Ewans

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    The three decades between 1865 and 1895 marked a particularly contentious period in the relationship between Britain and Russia in Central Asia, which more than once brought them to the verge of war. Moderates tried to settle the problem by the negotiation of ‘neutral zones’, or firm boundaries,...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Movement, Power and Place in Central Asia and Beyond

    Contested Trajectories

    Edited by Madeleine Reeves

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    Central Asia is a region singularly marked by attempts to transform social life by transforming place. Drawing together established scholars and a new generation of historians, geographers and anthropologists, this volume brings empirical specificity and theoretical depth to debates about the...

    Published April 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Military and the State in Central Asia

    From Red Army to Independence

    By Erica Marat

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    The military played a pivotal role in the political development, state functions, foreign policy and the daily lives of the people in the Central Asian states from the early twentieth century until the present. This book is the first major, in-depth study of the military institutions in Central...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge