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Title Ferghana Valley : the heart of Central Asia / S. Frederick Starr, editor, with Baktybek Beshimov, Inomjon I. Bobokulov, and Pulat Shozimov.

Imprint Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, 2011.

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Description 1 online resource.
Series Studies of Central Asia and the Caucasus
Studies of Central Asia and the Caucasus.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Title page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introducing the Ferghana Valley; 1 The Ferghana Valley: The Pre-Colonial Legacy; 2 The Rise and Fall of the Kokand Khanate; 3 Colonial Rule and Indigenous Responses, 1860-1917; 4 Soviet Rule and the Delineation of Borders in the Ferghana Valley, 1917-1930; 5 The Ferghana Valley Under Stalin, 1929-1953; 6 The Ferghana Valley in the Eras of Khrushchev and Brezhnev; 7 Cultural Life in the Ferghana Valley Under Khrushchev and Brezhnev; 8 The Ferghana Valley During Perestroika, 1985-1991; 9 A New Phase in the History of the Ferghana Valley,1992-2008.
Summary With some twelve million inhabitants, the Ferghana valley is one of the most densely populated places in the world. It is also the most volatile region of formerly Soviet Central Asia. Not only is the area ethnically and linguistically diverse, it is politically divided, with parts ruled by three different states--Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and the Kyrgyz Republic--whose distant capital cities all relegate Ferghana to their respective peripheries. These complexities make a comprehensive, multidimensional understanding of the Ferghana region all the more elusive. In order to construct this analysi.
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Subject Fergana Valley -- History.
Fergana Valley -- Geography.
Fergana Valley -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Starr, S. Frederick.
Beshimov, Baktybek.
Bobokulov, Inomjon I.
Shozimov, P. D.
Other Form: Print version: Ferghana Valley. Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, 2011 9780765629982 (DLC) 2010044468 (OCoLC)674934509
ISBN 9780765630018 (electronic bk.)
076563001X (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 9786613147790