Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Azerbaijan: A Political History” as Want to Read:
Azerbaijan: A Political History
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Azerbaijan: A Political History

3.57  ·  Rating details ·  7 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Azerbaijan's Soviet and post-Soviet political history has been tumultuous and varied, particularly with regard to the struggle for independence, democracy, and sovereignty. Suha Bolukbasi here illustrates how post-Stalin resilience, the tolerance shown toward subtle nationalist expression, and Gorbachev’s relaxation of central control from Moscow were all, in-part, respons ...more
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published September 15th 2011 by I. B. Tauris (first published January 1st 2011)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Azerbaijan, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Azerbaijan

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-22)
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Kaiser_matias
Despite the title, the book devotes less than 10 of its 220 pages to post-Soviet Azerbaijan, and even less to the Heydar Aliev era (and nothing about Ilham). It is also goes heavily into the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, going into the minutiae of that dispute with Armenia. That said, it is a refreshing look at the conflict, considering nearly all the literature on the topic in English comes from authors with ties to Armenia. Bolukbasi is Turkish, a close ally of Azerbaijan, so he is not exactly ne ...more
Gavin
rated it it was amazing
Jul 18, 2017
Ty
rated it liked it
Oct 13, 2017
Dominik
rated it liked it
Sep 03, 2012
Tucker
rated it liked it
Jun 13, 2013
Bill Perrin
rated it liked it
Nov 30, 2017
Zarosh
rated it it was amazing
May 09, 2017
Eiche Library
marked it as to-read
Feb 01, 2013
book
added it
Aug 19, 2013
Alia Salleh
marked it as to-read
Jan 29, 2015
Yeongbae K
marked it as to-read
Aug 03, 2015
Adam J. MacRae
marked it as to-read
Aug 29, 2016
Varvara Shevchenko
marked it as to-read
Jan 17, 2017
Hany
marked it as to-read
Oct 11, 2017
Joel Trono-Doerksen
marked it as to-read
Oct 12, 2017
Abdullah Karaer
marked it as to-read
Mar 23, 2018
Alessandro
marked it as to-read
May 22, 2018
Aidan Place
is currently reading it
Jun 23, 2018
Logan
added it
Sep 22, 2018
Bart
marked it as to-read
Dec 17, 2017
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »