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cover History of Civilizations of Central Asia

Volume VI: Towards the Contemporary Period: From the Mid-nineteenth to the End of the Twentieth Century

Editor: Chahryar Adle
Co-Editors: Madhavan K. Palat and Anara Tabyshalieva
Preface by Koïchiro Matsuura, Director-General of UNESCO

Multiple History series

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46,00 € €

Livre, 1034 pages, figs, maps, tables, colour and B&W photographs, bibliography, glossary, index

Format: 24.5 x 16.5 cm (Hardback)

2005, 978-92-3-103985-0


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The sixth volume brings this series to an end as it takes in the whole of the modern period from colonial conquest and domination to decolonization; the Cold War from start to finish; the disintegration of the Soviet Union; and the renewed instability in certain areas.
Not only did the colonial regimes lay a new patina over the region, but nationalism remoulded all old identities into a series of new ones. That process of the twentieth century was perhaps the most transformative of all after the colonial subjugation of the nineteenth. While it has been the basis of remarkable stability in vast stretches of the region, it has been a fertile source of tension and even wars in other parts. The impact and the results of such changes have been astonishingly variable despite the proximity of these states to each other and their being subject to, or driven, by virtually the same compulsions.

Also available:
Volume I: The Dawn of Civilization: Earliest Times to 700 B.C.
Volume II: The Development of Sedentary and Nomadic Civilizations: 700 B.C. to A.D. 250
Volume III: The Crossroads of Civilization: A.D. 250 to 750
Volume IV: The Age of Achievement: A.D. 750 to the End of the Fifteenth Century

  • Part One: The Historical, Social and Economic Setting

  • Part Two: The Achievements

  • Volume V: Development in Contrast: from the Sixteenth to the Mid-nineteenth Century

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