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By John Heathershaw,Edmund Herzig

ISBN-10: 041550015X

ISBN-13: 9780415500159

ISBN-10: 1138209740

ISBN-13: 9781138209749

Tajikistan is likely one of the lesser-known and least-researched former Soviet critical Asian republics. The beginning of the recent country in 1991 was once heavily by means of a civil battle which killed greater than 50,000 humans and displaced many tens of millions extra. whereas a peace contract used to be signed in 1997, major political violence persevered till 2001 and intermittent outbreaks nonetheless happen this day. Many declare it is still a truly susceptible kingdom and maybe at risk of country failure or a go back to civil battle. even though, the revival of Tajikistan are usually not easily be visible by way of its post-conflict stabilization. considering the fact that its production as a republic of the Soviet Union in Twenties, Tajikistan has been reworked from being a shell for socialist engineering to develop into a countrywide society below a latest nation. regardless of a mess of financial, social and political shocks, the Republic of Tajikistan endures.

This ebook areas the transformation of Tajikistan in its Soviet and Post-Soviet historic settings and native and international contexts. It explores the resources of a nation with Soviet roots yet which has been significantly reworked by means of independence and its publicity to international politics and economics. The authors deal with the assets of statehood in historical past, Islam and secularism, gender family, the financial system, overseas politics and safety affairs.


This booklet is a brand new version of a unique factor of valuable Asian Survey, ‘Tajikistan: the assets of statehood’, together with extra papers and a revised introduction.

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