Evading Reality: The Devices of 'Abdalrauf Fitrat. Modern Central Asian Reformist

Evading Reality: The Devices of 'Abdalrauf Fitrat. Modern Central Asian Reformist

by Edward Allworth
     
 

Evading Reality analyzes the ideas and words of Abdalrauf Fitrat, a leading liberal Central Asian intellectual in the early decades of the 20th century. His literary devices confused opponents, delighted adherents and provide a rich legacy for today's Tajik and Uzbek societies.  See more details below

Overview

Evading Reality analyzes the ideas and words of Abdalrauf Fitrat, a leading liberal Central Asian intellectual in the early decades of the 20th century. His literary devices confused opponents, delighted adherents and provide a rich legacy for today's Tajik and Uzbek societies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004125162
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/26/2002
Series:
Brill's Inner Asian Library Series, #4
Edition description:
BILINGUAL
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.14(d)

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Meet the Author

Edward A. Allworth, A.M. Chicago (1953), Ph.D. (1959) Columbia University, in Slavic and Turkic languages and literature, is Emeritus Professor of Turko-Soviet Studies, Columbia University. He has written fourteen books and published more than 100 articles about cultural or ethnic politics in Central Asia, the former USSR and the Middle East. The most recent of these books are The Preoccupations of Abdalrauf Fitrat, Bukharan Nonconformist (2000) and Devolution in Central Asia, 1990-2000 (2002).

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