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Author Gacek, Tomasz
Title Proceedings of the Ninth Conference of the European Society for Central Asian Studies
Imprint Newcastle-upon-Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publisher, 2009
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Note Intro -- CONTENTS -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- PREFACE -- DETRIMENTS TO GENDER DEVELOPMENT IN CENTRAL ASIA -- THE MIGRATION OF RURAL POPULATIONS TO CITIES -- THE SHAMBHALA MYTH IN BURYATIA AND MONGOLIA -- THE MOUNTAIN CULT IN NORTH-EASTERN TIBET AND ITS RELATION TO THE BUDDHIST REINCARNATED MASTERS -- STILL SEEKING THE SIMORGH -- THE CELTIC CAMBRAI HOMILY (7TH CENTURY) AND ANCIENT ASIAN CHROMATIC SYMBOLISM -- THE INFLUENCE OF PERSIAN TRADITION ON THE MUSICAL CULTURES OF CENTRAL ASIA -- U.S. STRATEGIC POLICY IN CAUCASUS AND CENTRAL ASIA -- READING OF URBAN MORPHOLOGY -- INDIAN SCHOLAR-TRAVELLER RAHULA SANKRITYAYANA AND HIS PERCEPTIONS OF SOVIET "ORDER" -- THE CONTRIBUTION OF THE INTERNET TO DEMOCRATISATION IN AZERBAIJAN AND KAZAKHSTAN -- BLACK AND WHITE -- THE INFLUENCE OF EUROPEAN NATURALISM IN MODERN PERSIAN FICTION -- HAGIOGRAPHIC TENDENCIES IN THE TARIKH-I RASHIDI -- WATER REFORMS AND WATER GOVERNANCE IN KYRGYZSTAN -- BUDDHISM IN IRAN UNDER THE MONGOLS -- POLITICS OF LANGUAGE IN INDEPENDENT UZBEKISTAN -- DYNASTIC RELATIONS BETWEEN CUMANS AND NEIGHBOURING STATES -- AGRARIAN REFORM AND INSTITUTIONAL CHANGE IN TURKMENISTAN -- MAPS AND VISIONS -- EMPTY GRAVES -- NOTES ON THE SIEGE TECHNIQUES EMPLOYED BY THE AVAR ARMY -- KAZAKH MEDICAL TRADITIONS IN PRESENT-DAY KAZAKHSTAN -- ON THE IMPORTANCE OF CENTRAL ASIA FOR BIOSOCIOLINGUISTIC RESEARCH -- REMAINS OF THE RIDDLE COMPETITIONS IN ANCIENT IRANIAN, GREEK AND INDIAN LITERATURE -- BORDER INFILTRATIONS BY ISLAMISTS MOVEMENTS AND DRUG TRAFFICKERS IN FORMER SOVIET CENTRAL ASIA -- HOW TO BUILD A NATION WITH WORDS -- THE ROLE OF AFGHAN INTELLECTUALS IN MODERNISATION AND INDEPENDENCE FROM BRITAIN -- LOCAL NEEDS VERSUS GLOBAL DEMANDS FOR THE WALNUT-FRUIT FORESTS OF KYRGYZSTAN -- NOTES ON CENTRAL-ASIAN AND SUFI SOURCES OF CULT OF SAINTS IN SIBERIAN ISLAM -- THE CITY IN SUBURBIA
THE CHANGING THE RUSSIAN TURK-TATAR ÉMIGRÉ COMMUNITIES AND THEIR IDENTITIES IN THE FIRST HALF OF THE 20TH CENTURY -- ISLAM AND MEDIEVAL EASTERN EUROPE -- ABOUT THE AUTHORS
An important book which greatly aids the reader in his knowledge on Central Asia, one of the crucial regions in the contemporary world. It contains papers reflecting interdisciplinary quality of recent research led in many scientific centers dealing with the subject. In this volume which undertakes supreme challenge of understanding this vast area of Eurasia acknowledged experts offer their findings on such important topics as history, archaeology, sociology, anthropology, language, literat..
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Link Print version: Gacek, Tomasz Proceedings of the Ninth Conference of the European Society for Central Asian Studies Newcastle-upon-Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publisher,c2009 9781443812481
Subject History -- Asia, Central -- Congresses.;Asia, Central -- Congresses
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Alt Author Pstrusińska, Jadwiga
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