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    Inside Central Asia: A Political and Cultural History of Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkey, and Iran (Paperback) By (author) Dilip Hiro

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    DescriptionThe former Soviet republics of Central Asia comprise a sprawling, politically pivotal, densely populated, and richly cultured area of the world. In this comprehensive new treatment, renowned political writer and historian Dilip Hiro places the politics, peoples, and cultural background of this critical region firmly into the context of current international focus.


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    Title
    Inside Central Asia
    Subtitle
    A Political and Cultural History of Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkey, and Iran
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dilip Hiro
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 461
    Width: 162 mm
    Height: 227 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781590203330
    ISBN 10: 159020333X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HBJF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FC
    BIC subject category V2: JPFC
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    LC classification: DS
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ASIAN
    BISAC V2.8: HIS050000
    B&T Approval Code: A15400300
    BISAC V2.8: POL005000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 49
    Abridged Dewey: 958
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 958.042
    DC21: 958.042
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS054000
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: JPF, NHTB, NHF
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    maps
    Publisher
    Overlook Press
    Imprint name
    Overlook Press
    Publication date
    01 November 2011
    Review quote
    "Readers acquainted with Mr. Hiro's prolific writing about Asia and the Islamic world will be unsurprised to learn that "Inside Central Asia" is a conscientious guide to the region, full of dependable history- telling and analysis." -"The Economist" "A newcomer to Central Asia will find Mr. Hiro's book an approachable introduction that is free of both academic jargon and cultural stereotypes." -"Dow Jones Newswire" "Hiro succeeds in presenting colorful anecdotes along with facts and how historical contingencies have created the present. . . Even as an academic, I learned many little details that academic historians typically excise in order to appear more serious." -"Foreign Policy Blog" "Hiro's account provides a fast-moving and well-sourced genealogy of the Central Asian republics' political and economic trajectories, focusing on the post-Stalinist period up to the present day. It is unlikely that more comprehensive analysis of this period in Central Asia has