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The Birth of Tajikistan: National Identity and the Origins of the Republic

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A vivid history of the birth of a nation. When the Russian Revolution broke out in October 1917, much of Central Asia was still ruled by autonomous rulers such as the Emir of Bukhara and the Khan of Khiva. By 1920 the khanates had been transformed into People's Republics, and, in 1924, Stalin re-drew the frontiers on ethno-linguistic lines creating, amongst other ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published June 15th 2007 by I. B. Tauris (first published January 1st 2007)
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Useful history of Tajikistan in the early years of the USSR.
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An exhaustive read on the formation of an "accidental" nation-state, Tajikistan.
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