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Central Asia--foundations of change

by R. D. McChesney

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Published by Darwin Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia, Central
    • Subjects:
    • Asia, Central -- History -- 1991-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-194) and index.

      Other titlesCentral Asia
      Statementby R.D. McChesney.
      SeriesThe Leon B. Poullada memorial lecture series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK859.5 .M38 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 204 p. :
      Number of Pages204
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1003320M
      ISBN 100878500774
      LC Control Number96042976

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Central Asia: Foundations of Change: Publication Type: Book: Year of Publication: Authors: McChesney R.D: Publisher: Darwin Press: City: Princeton, NJ: Abstract “Since the withdrawal of Soviet forces from Afghanistan in and the subsequent break-up of the Soviet Union inCentral Asia has been undergoing considerable political, social, and economic change.

Central Asia--foundations of change. [R D McChesney] -- Since the withdrawal of Soviet forces from Afghanistan in and the subsequent break-up of the Soviet Union inCentral Asia has been undergoing considerable political, social, and economic. In Chapter One, "A Region in Transition: Central Asia Imagined," the author briefly discusses the roles of religion and ethnicity according to the perception of the inhabitants of Central Asia.

About the Author R. McChesney, Emeritus Professor, New York University, is the author of "Waqf in Central Asia" (), "Central Asia: Foundations of Change" (), "Kabul Under Siege" (), and numerous articles and book chapters.

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McChesney, Emeritus Professor, New York University, is the author of Waqf in Central Asia (), Central Asia: Foundations of Change (), Kabul Under Siege (), and numerous articles and book chapters.

He is also founder and director of the Afghanistan Digital Library. Khorrami, Ph.D.University of Texas, Austin, teaches Persian language and literature at New York.

R.D. McChesney, Emeritus Professor, New York University, is the author of Waqf in Central Asia (), Central Asia: Foundations of Change (), Kabul Under Siege (), and numerous articles and book chapters. He is also founder and director of the Afghanistan Digital Library.

Khorrami, Emeritus Professor, New York University, is the author of Literary Subterfuge and Contemporary. McChesney, R. Central Asia: Foundations of Change. Princeton, NJ: Darwin Press, E-mail Citation» The best, most readable guide for introducing those familiar with contemporary Central Asia to the region’s Islamic past, with a focus on settled regions.

Book “Since the withdrawal of Soviet forces from Afghanistan in and the subsequent break-up of the Soviet Union inCentral Asia has been undergoing .Professor McChesney is a leading scholar on the history of Central Asia and Founder and Director of the Afghanistan Digital Library.

His most recent books include Central Asia: Foundations of Change (), Kabul Under Siege (), and The History of Afghanistan (. "Over the past thirty-five years I have traveled to Central Asia seven times, and spent in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, teaching the ancient history of Iran and Central Asia at the University of Tajikistan," he states in the introduction (pp.

).