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Islam After Communism
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Adeeb Khalid
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-08 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

Adeeb Khalid combines insights from the study of both Islam and Soviet history in this sophisticated analysis of the ways that Muslim societies in Central Asia have been transformed by the Soviet presence in the region. Arguing that the utopian Bolshevik project of remaking the world featured a sustained assault
Central Asia
Language: en
Pages: 576
Authors: Adeeb Khalid
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-01 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

A major history of Central Asia and how it has been shaped by modern world events Central Asia is often seen as a remote and inaccessible land on the peripheries of modern history. Encompassing Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, and the Xinjiang province of China, it in fact stands at
Making Uzbekistan
Language: en
Pages: 444
Authors: Adeeb Khalid
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-21 - Publisher: Cornell University Press

In Making Uzbekistan, Adeeb Khalid chronicles the tumultuous history of Central Asia in the age of the Russian revolution. He explores the complex interaction between Uzbek intellectuals, local Bolsheviks, and Moscow to sketch out the flux of the situation in early-Soviet Central Asia. His focus on the Uzbek intelligentsia allows
Tsars, Comrades and Prophets: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Islam in Russia and the Former Soviet Union
Language: en
Pages: 10
Authors: Sophie Duhnkrack
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06-03 - Publisher: GRIN Verlag

Seminar paper from the year 2009 in the subject Orientalism / Sinology - Islamic Studies, grade: 92, Ben Gurion University, course: Tsars, Comrades and Prophets: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Islam in Russia and the Former Soviet Union, language: English, abstract: For almost a millennium Russia has interacted with Islam.
Islam after Communism
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Adeeb Khalid
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-08 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

How do Muslims relate to Islam in societies that experienced seventy years of Soviet rule? How did the utopian Bolshevik project of remaking the world by extirpating religion from it affect Central Asia? Adeeb Khalid combines insights from the study of both Islam and Soviet history to answer these questions.