Martha Brill Olcott is professor of political science at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York and senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institution in Philadelphia.
The Kazakhsby Martha Brill Olcott
This compete history of one of the largest non-Slavic ethnic groups charts it from its emergence in the midfifteenth century to the present. Olcott details the major events that have shaped the character of the Islamic nation of Kazakhstan, discussing the rise and fall of the Kazakh Khanate, the Kazakhs in imperial Russia, revolutionary and Soviet Kazakhstan, and the struggle for autonomy under Soviet rule.
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