The Kazakhs

The Kazakhs

by Martha Brill Olcott
     
 

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This compete history of one of the largest non-Slavic ethnic groups charts it from its emergence in the mid–fifteenth 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,

Overview

This compete history of one of the largest non-Slavic ethnic groups charts it from its emergence in the mid–fifteenth 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780817993511
Publisher:
Hoover Institution Press
Publication date:
08/01/1995
Series:
Publication Series
Edition description:
2nd Edition
Pages:
388

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Meet the Author

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.

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