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Despite Cultures

Early Soviet Rule in Tajikistan

Despite Cultures( )
Author: Kassymbekova, Botakoz
Series title:Central Eurasia in Context Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8229-6419-3
Publication Date:Oct 2016
Publisher:University of Pittsburgh Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $28.95
Book Description:

Despite Cultures examines the strategies and realities of the Soviet state-building project in Tajikistan during the 1920s and 1930s. Based on extensive archival research, Botakoz Kassymbekova analyzes the tactics of Soviet officials at the center and periphery that produced, imitated, and improvised governance in this Soviet southern borderland and in Central Asia more generally. She shows how the tools of violence, intimidation, and coercion were employed by Muslim and...
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Book Details
Pages:296
Detailed Subjects: History / Asia / Central Asia
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.7 Inches



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