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Moslems of Soviet Central Asia

Richard Pipes

Moslems of Soviet Central Asia

trends and prospects.

by Richard Pipes

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Published by Center for International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia, Central.
    • Subjects:
    • Muslims -- Asia, Central.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for International Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK855.4 .P55
      The Physical Object
      Pagination12 p.
      Number of Pages12
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6172418M
      LC Control Number55002084
      OCLC/WorldCa1898948

      February 5, Despite the mixing of ethnic populations in Central Asia (the result of decades of Soviet policies), there has not been a lot of ethnic violence. Lots of ethnic ill . Person. Who is Richard Pipes? Richard Pipes: Richard Edgar Pipes is a Polish-American academic who specializes in Russian history, particularly with respect to the Soviet Union, who espoused a strong anti-communist point of view throughout his he headed Team B, a team of analysts organized by the Central Intelligence Agency who analyzed the strategic capacities and goals of the.

      This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. MOSLEMS IN CHINA MOSLEMS IN CHINA PICKENS, ELIZABETH Z. THE MOSLEM WORLD of their faith. A few years later the editor of a paper in Nanking published an article in which the ancestors of the Chinese Moslems were described as pigs, which statement so infuriated the Moslems that they protested to the Nanking government, ordered the paper suppressed, the editor .

      Intrepid traveler as he is, Robert D. Kaplan wrote his latest book, The Ends of the Earth, to report on an "unsentimental journey" through parts of West Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, the. The Soviet Union and the Middle East. by Walter Z. Laqueur. Praeger. pp. $ Of the many lessons Walter Laqueur’s remarkable new book contains, perhaps the most significant is the demonstration that only through the most careful, almost pedantic assembling of details can we perceive the broad lines of political development.


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Islam in Central Asia has existed since the beginning of Islamic history. Islam is the most widely practiced religion in Central Hanafi school of thought of Sunnism is the most popular, with Shiism of Imami and Ismaili denominations predominating in the Pamir plateau and the western Tian Shan mountains (almost exclusively Ismailis), while boasting to a large minority population in the.

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a federation made up of 15 soviet socialist republics, and existed from until its dissolution in Six of the 15 republics had a Muslim majority: Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kirghizia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. There was also a large Muslim population in the Volga-Ural region and in the northern Caucasus region of the.

As part of the Soviet propaganda effort, the Grand Mufti of Central Asia and Ka- zakhstan, Sheik Ziyautdin Babakhanov, travels frequently, visiting Moslem coun- tries and attending international. the chapters devoted to Russian Moslems in W.

Jochelson, Peoples of Asiatic Russia, American Museum of Natural History,were the only scholarly studies in this field at that time. Mandel, The Soviet Far East and Moslems of Soviet Central Asia book Asia, American Institute of Pacific Relations,and A.

Davies and S. Steigert, Soviet Asia, New York, Dial. The attempted modernization of Central Asia by the central Soviet government in the 's was a dramatic confrontation between radical, determined, authoritarian communists and a cluster of traditional Moslem societies based on kinship, custom, and religion.

The Soviet authorities were Pages:   Abstract. This paper traces the development of the historiography of Islam in Soviet Central Asia from the Cold War’s outset to the present by illustrating its uncritical reproduction of modernist and communist templates for describing Muslim religiosity, and its debt to two foundational frames of Soviet antireligious propaganda: “survivals” and “nationalized Islam.”Author: Eren Tasar.

This essay is based on the writer’s book The Resurgence of Central Asia, Islam or Nationalism which has been republished as a classic by the New York Review of Books. More editions of Moslems of Soviet Central Asia: Trends and Prospects: Moslems of Soviet Central Asia: Trends and Prospects: ISBN ().

The Cold War is over. Some people are arguing that Islam is the new threat. For example, Samuel Huntington of Harvard in a well known article 'The Clash of Civilizations (Foreign Affairs, Summer ) has argued that in the post-Cold War world, cultures or civilizations consisting of groups of countries will be the basic unit of international relations; the world's two major cultures are those.

But it is the 45 million Moslems, 16 percent of the total Soviet population, that most concern Soviet officials. One Muscovite, a Russian, said last week, ''The Moslems are least like us, they Author: Philip Taubman.

The book contains information on the Soviet forces, the Army of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan (DRA) and the many Mujahideen groups. The life of both Cited by: 4.

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The Brzezinski Interview with Le Nouvel Observateur () Translated from the French by William Blum and David N. Gibbs. This translation was published in Gibbs, "Afghanistan: The Soviet Invasion in Retrospect," International Polit no. 2,pp. First published inThe Cambridge History of Islam is the most comprehensive and ambitious collaborative survey of Islamic history and civilization yet to appear in English.

On publication it was welcomed as a work useful for both reference and reading. Long before the Moslems of Soviet Central Asia were making headlines, Mr. Pipes was predicting their emergence from a quasi-colonial status. "Eventually, (though when is a matter of speculation), Uzbeks, Tajiks, and the others will become stubbornly nationalistic, and the Soviet regime will face unprecedented internal troubles.".

As EU members, the Baltic States are becoming stable democracies, whereas other regions, particularly Belarus and Central Asia, are even more authoritarian than in the final years of the Soviet period.

Although all lived in the atheist USSR, religion has resurged in the post-Soviet period among both Christians and Moslems. Central Asia. For the general reader, the most important part of the book is the historical summary.

From about I, the once formidable power of the Jungar Mongols was breaking up. The result of this was not simply to disembarrass the Manchus in China of a dangerous political enemy.

Nancy Lubin is President of JNA Associates, Inc—a research and consulting firm on the former USSR, especially the Caucasus/ Central Asia. She holds a PhD from Oxford University (St Antony's College, –81); a BA, Magna Cum Laude, from Harvard University (); studied in Moscow and Leningrad; and was one of the first Westerners to conduct research in Central Asia for a year, at.

This book is virtually the authentic history of the genesis of islamic terrorism as we see today. It starts with the hey days of the Cold War, the US role in privatising war and conflict, its nefarious role in South Africa, Mozambique, Nicaragua, the use of drug money for financing war, creation of Afghani jihad forces to fight Soviet intervention in Afghanistan and the CIA role in creating 4/5.

Iran's Shia Moslem ideology, how ever, is unlikely to appeal to the predominantly Sunni Moslems in Soviet Central Even if the Iranian revolution should inspire Moslem restiveness in. Q The book is titled “The Resurgence of Central Asia.”Is Central Asia regaining its historic importance in actual terms today?

A This is a reprint of a book that was written after the collapse of the Soviet Union and independence of Central Asian states.I covered the resurgence of Central Asia at that time, which was the end of the Gorbachev era, the beginning of the Yeltsin era, and the.Eastward to Tartary, Robert Kaplan's first book to focus on a single region since his bestselling Balkan Ghosts, introduces readers to an explosive and little-known part of the world destined to become a tinderbox of the future.

Kaplan takes us on a spellbinding journey into the heart of a volatile region, stretching from Hungary and Romania to the far shores of the oil-rich Caspian by: 5.The Nationality Question in Soviet Central Asia (NewYork, ), pp. –Meyer, Karl E. and Shareen Blair Brysac, Tournament of Shadows: The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Central Asia (Washington, ).Morgan, Gerald, Anglo-Russian Rivalry in Central Asia: – (London, ).Morris, Peter, “The Russians in Central Asia.