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Kazakh Muslims in the Red Army, 1939-1945
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Allen J. Frank
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-05-16 - Publisher: BRILL

Kazakh Muslims in the Red Army is the first study of the wartime experience of Soviet Kazakhs. Based on indigenous-language sources, it focuses on the wartime e
God Save the USSR
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Jeff Eden
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-18 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

During the Second World War, as the Soviet Red Army was locked in brutal combat against the Nazis, Joseph Stalin ended the state's violent, decades-long persecu
Politics of Language in the Ex-Soviet Muslim States
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Jacob M. Landau
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: C. HURST & CO. PUBLISHERS

The subject of this particular book is of great interest today for three major reasons: first, the six republics of Central Asia, strongly shaped by Turkic lang
Muslims of the Soviet Empire
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Alexandre Bennigsen
Categories: Islam
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher:

World and Its Peoples
Language: en
Pages: 1584
Authors: Marshall Cavendish
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-09 - Publisher: Marshall Cavendish

Describes the geography, people, culture, and politics of the countries of the Middle East, Central Asia, and North Africa.
Muslim Turkistan
Language: en
Pages: 321
Authors: Bruce G. Privratsky
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Psychology Press

This ethnography of Muslim life among the Kazaks of Central Asia describes the sacralisation of land and ethnic identity, local understanding of Islamic purity,
Afghanistan And The Soviet Union
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Milan Hauner
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-26 - Publisher: Routledge

Since the dramatic events of a decade ago-the revolutions in Kabul and Teheran, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, and the Gulf War- "Greater Central Asia" has
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Guek Cheng Pang
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-15 - Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC

Kazakhstan is the ninth-largest country in the world, a landlocked nation that borders both China and Russia. Kazakhstan has long struggled to find its own iden
Islamic Peoples of the Soviet Union
Language: en
Pages: 462
Authors: Shirin Akiner
Categories: Muslims
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Combatants of Muslim Origin in European Armies in the Twentieth Century
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Xavier Bougarel
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-09 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

During the two World Wars that marked the 20th century, hundreds of thousands of non-European combatants fought in the ranks of various European armies. The maj