The Modern Uzbeks: From the Fourteenth Century to the Present: A Cultural History [NOOK Book]

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In this study of the modern Uzbeks, Professor Edward A. Allworth provides a comprehensive and authoritative survey of an important group of Muslim people who live within the boundaries of the Soviet Union. After the Russians and the Ukranians, the Uzbeks are the largest ethnic group in the Soviet Union and the strongest of a number of Muslim communities that populate the vast region of Central Asia.
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The Modern Uzbeks: From the Fourteenth Century to the Present: A Cultural History

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Overview

In this study of the modern Uzbeks, Professor Edward A. Allworth provides a comprehensive and authoritative survey of an important group of Muslim people who live within the boundaries of the Soviet Union. After the Russians and the Ukranians, the Uzbeks are the largest ethnic group in the Soviet Union and the strongest of a number of Muslim communities that populate the vast region of Central Asia.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780817987336
  • Publisher: Hoover Institution Press
  • Publication date: 3/1/1990
  • Series: Studies of nationalities in the USSR
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 424
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Edward A. Allworth is a Professor of Turco-Soviet Studies, Head of the Center for the Study of Central Asia and the Division of Central Asian Studies, and Director of the Program on Soviet Nationality Problems, all at Columbia University.
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Table of Contents



Contents

Foreword


Preface


Acknowledgments


PART ONE
THE BASES OF UZBEK GROUP IDENTITY

1
Ideas of Community


2
Symbols and Values of Sovereignty


3
Names and Tribes


4
Leadership


5
Ideology and the Literature of Praise


6
Diplomacy



PART TWO
CONFLICT BETWEEN OLD AND NEW MODERNITY

7
History


8
Education


9
Culture and Religion


10
Politics


11
Homeland


12
Disintegration


13
Monuments or Trophies


14
Genealogy


15
Intelligentsia


16
Communication


17
Tradition


18
Uzbekness



Notes


Bibliography


Index

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