Paper $40.00 ISBN: 9780745310886 Published August 1996 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Cloth $65.00 ISBN: 9780745310893 Published August 1996 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada

Central Asia After the Empire

Yuriy Kulchik, Andrey Fadin, and Victor Sergeev

Central Asia After the Empire

Yuriy Kulchik, Andrey Fadin, and Victor Sergeev

Distributed for Pluto Press

128 pages | 5.31496 x 8.46457
Paper $40.00 ISBN: 9780745310886 Published August 1996 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Cloth $65.00 ISBN: 9780745310893 Published August 1996 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Contents
Foreword by Fred Halliday

Maps

Introduction

1. Ethnicity, Religion, and the Nation State in Central Asia
• Ethnic and Cultural Continuity
• From Poliethnicity to Nation-State
• Russians in Asia
• Islam in Central Asia: The Sleeper Awakens
• Custodians of Tradition: The Mahalla and the Mosque

2. The Soviet Era
• ‘White Gold’: The Cotton Dictatorship
• Land and People: The Time-bomb (Uzbekistan Case)
• Urban Crisis and Ruralisation
• Industrial Crisis

3. After the Empire: Between the Etatcracy and the Ethnocracy - the Cities and Industries in Post-Imperial Uzbekistan
• The Empire's Orphans
• Ethno-privatisation
• Foreign Capital: Tool of Modernisation or Conservation?

4. In Search of Political Stability: From State Socialism to National Authoritarianism
• Post-Communism: Asian Dilemmas
Case A: Uzbekistan
• National Democrats: Triumph Turned Defeat
• From Partocracy towards Conservative Authoritanism: The Karimov Path
• Fundamentalism
Case B: Kazakhstan
• Towards an Ethnocratic State?

5. Regional Perspectives, Integration, and Foreign Policy Options

Bibliography

'Country Profiles' - Facts and Figures
Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Kirgizia, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan

Index
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