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Central Eurasia

prize or quicksand? : contending views of instability in Karabakh, Ferghana and Afghanistan

by Kenneth Weisbrode

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Published by Oxford University Press for the International Institute for Strategic Studies in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Fergana Valley,
  • Afghanistan,
  • Fergana Valley.,
  • Asia, Central.,
  • Caucasus.
    • Subjects:
    • Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict, 1988-1994,
    • Ethnic conflict -- Fergana Valley,
    • Political stability -- Asia, Central,
    • Social conflict -- Asia, Central,
    • Social conflict -- Caucasus,
    • Political stability -- Caucasus,
    • Fergana Valley -- Politics and government -- 20th century,
    • Afghanistan -- Politics and government -- 1973-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [87]-96).

      Other titlesContending views of instability in Karabakh, Ferghana and Afghanistan
      StatementKenneth Weisbrode.
      SeriesAdelphi paper,, 338, Adelphi papers ;, no. 338.
      ContributionsInternational Institute for Strategic Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsU162 .A3 no. 338, DK699.N34 .A3 no. 338
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p. :
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3581178M
      ISBN 100198510705
      LC Control Number2002277380
      OCLC/WorldCa47053821

      Qing conquest of Central Eurasia Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. []) and index. Contents. Part 1. The formation of the central Eurasian states. Environments, state building, and national identity The Ming, Muscovy, and Siberia,


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"Christopher I. Beckwith, professor of Central Eurasian studies at Indiana University, suggests in his recent book, Empires of the Silk Road (Princeton University Press), that 'the most crucial element' of societies all through Central Eurasia--including the ones analyzed by this exhibition--was the 'sociopolitical-religious ideal of the heroic lord' and of a 'war band of his friends' that Cited by: Central Eurasia, Tashkent.

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However, because of its deficiencies, including the implication of an "Outer Asia" that does not exist, Denis Sinor has proposed the neologism "Central Eurasia", which emphasizes the role of the area in. Beckwith’s opening statement well describes his offering: “This book is ultimately about the continent-wide struggle between the Central Eurasians and the peripheral peoples, leading to the victory of the latter, the destruction of the Central Eurasian states, and the reduction of Central Eurasian peoples to extreme poverty and near extinction before their miraculous rebirth, in the 4/5.

Central Eurasia embodies a rich historical legacy that includes some of the world’s greatest art, epic literature, vast empires, nomadic peoples, great urban centers – manifested in a diverse array of cultures and nationalities.

Empires of the Silk Road is a scholarly, well researched book on the history of Central Asia, China, Europe and the Far East.

As such, this is perhaps the strongest criticism I have of the work, namely that in purchasing it I was expecting a more specialized study of Central Asia, rather than Europe and China, areas I have previously studied/5.

From about tothe Qing empire of China expanded to unprecedented size. Through astute diplomacy, economic investment, and a series of ambitious military campaigns into the heart of Central Eurasia, the Manchu rulers defeated the Zunghar Mongols, and brought all of modern Xinjiang and Mongolia under their control, while gaining dominant influence in Tibet.4/5(4).

The first complete history of Central Eurasia from ancient times to the present day, Empires of the Silk Road represents a fundamental rethinking of the origins, history, and significance of this major world region. Christopher Beckwith describes the rise and fall of the great Central Eurasian empires, including those of the Scythians, Attila the Hun, the Turks and Tibetans, and Genghis.

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Contents. An indicates material not previously disseminated in electronic form. 1: Daily Report: Central Eurasia Snippet view - "Central Asia and the Caucasus are receiving an increasing international recognition as a region that holds the key for Eurasia's future.

This book makes a valuable contribution in identifying the priorities and policy prescriptions that will help the economics of Central Asia to realize their promise."-Oraz Jandosov, Former Deputy Prime.

The source book will also help students situate the major events and activities of Central Asia in a global context. In addition to the value of this collection to the Central Asian historical record, many of the included texts will be essential for comparative analyses and cross-disciplinary approaches in the study of world history.

This is the first book to provide a comprehensive account of the history of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the present. But it is much more than a simple narrative of events in what is arguably the most important region for the development of civilization during the past four or five millennia/5(4).

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Central Eurasia, Tashkent. K likes. no propoganda, maps, news, analytics and prognosis on Central Eurasia in English + expert' comments and English language page of. Empires of the Silk Road: A History of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Christopher I.

Beckwith. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, pp. $ (cloth and e-book); $ (paper).Author: Richard Foltz. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm. Contents: Introduction --Follow the water / Murat Arsel, Max Spoor --Transformation of water regimes --Water, war and reconstruction irrigation management in the Kunduz region, Afghanistan / Iskandar Abdullayev, Katja Mielke.

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Submissions for the CESS Book Awards are now open. The deadline is for both Social Sciences and History and the Humanities. The CESS Book Award and a monetary prize of $ is presented to the author of the book or monograph that represents the most important contribution to Central Eurasian studies during the award period.

From about tothe Qing empire of China expanded to unprecedented size. Through astute diplomacy, economic investment, and a series of ambitious military campaigns into the heart of Central Eurasia, the Manchu rulers defeated the Zunghar Mongols, and brought all of modern Xinjiang and Mongolia under their control, while gaining dominant influence in Tibet.

The book presents scientific discussions on the historical development of Central Eurasia and its sociocultural legacies; Soviet and contemporary state organisation, social transformation and communal structures; the current economic conditions as a precursor to social stability and development; and geo-political arrangements and political.

His second book, China Marches West: The Qing Conquest of Central Eurasia (Harvard University Press, ), discusses environmental change, ethnicity, long-term economic change and military conquest in an integrated account of the Chinese, Mongolian, and Russian contention over Siberia and Central Eurasia during the seventeenth and eighteenth /10().

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Perdue illuminates how China came to rule Central Eurasia and how it justifies that control, what holds the Chinese nation together, and how its relations with the Islamic world and Mongolia He offers valuable comparisons to other colonial empires and discusses the legacy left by China's frontier expansion.

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In Empires of the Silk Road, Christopher Beckwith unites the history of the peoples of the world's largest landmass into a remarkable history of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Present. His goals for the book are twofold. First, he aims "to write a realistic, objective view of the history of Central Eurasia and Central Eurasians" (xii).

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