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100 1  Besleney, Zeynel Abidin 
245 14 The Circassian diaspora in Turkey|h[electronic resource] :
       |ba political history /|cZeynel Abidin Besleney 
260    Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon :|bRoutledge,|c2014 
300    xiv, 204 p. :|bmaps 
490 1  Routledge studies in Middle Eastern politics ;|v65 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index 
505 0  1. Locating Circassians in the theory -- 2. Circassia and 
       Circassians -- 3. History of Circassia and Circassians -- 
       4. Formation of the Circassian diaspora in Turkey -- 5. 
       Ideologies and formal organisations in the Circassian 
       diaspora -- 6. Informal Circassian political organisations
       in Turkey -- 7. Conclusion 
520    "A North Caucasian ethnic group that has been largely 
       obscured in world history as a result of their expulsion 
       from their homeland by Tsarist Russia in the 1860s, 
       Circassians now comprise significant communities not only 
       in the Northwest Caucasus but also in Turkey, Syria, 
       Jordan, Europe and the US. The Circassian Diaspora 
       investigates how a community of impoverished migrants has 
       evolved into a well-connected and politically active 
       diaspora. This book explores the prominent role 
       Circassians played during the Turco-Greek War or the 
       'Turkish National Liberation War of 1919-1922,' and 
       examines the changing nature of Circassians' relations 
       with the Turkish and Russian states, as well as the new 
       actors of Caucasian politics such as the US, the EU, and 
       Georgia. Suggesting that the Circassian case should be 
       studied alongside those of the Jews, Armenians and other 
       diasporas whose formation is fundamentally tied up to a 
       violent detachment from their homeland, and arguing that 
       Circassian diaspora politics is not a post-Soviet 
       phenomenon but has a history dating back to early 20th 
       century, this book will be of interest to scholars and 
       researchers of Diaspora Studies, History, and Politics"--
       |cProvided by publisher 
530    Also available in print edition 
538    Mode of access: World Wide Web 
650  0 Circassians|zTurkey|xHistory 
650  0 Circassians|zTurkey|xPolitics and government 
650  0 Immigrants|zTurkey|xHistory 
650  0 Circassians|xMigrations 
651  0 Turkey|xEthnic relations 
651  0 Turkey|xPolitics and government 
655  7 Electronic books.|2lcsh 
776 1  |z9780415730464 (hardback) 
830  0 Routledge studies in Middle Eastern politics ;|v65 
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