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Author Epkenhans, Tim, author.

Title The Origins of the Civil War in Tajikistan : Nationalism, Islamism and Violent Conflict in Post-Soviet Space / Tim Epkenhans.

Publication Info. Lanham : Lexington Books, [2016]

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 401 pages).
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Series Contemporary Central Asia : societies, politics, and cultures
Contemporary Central Asia (Lanham, Md.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-388) and index.
Contents Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations and Glossary -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 Prelude -- Chapter 2 Narrating a House Divided -- Chapter 3 "Bloody Bahman" -- Chapter 4Independence -- Chapter 5 Islam -- Chapter 6 Tensions Rising -- Chapter 7 Men of Disorder -- Chapter 8 Civil War -- Chapter 9 The 16th Session of the Supreme Soviet -- Epilogue -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the Author.
Summary This study provides a comprehensive account of the civil war that erupted in Tajikistan in 1992. Based on a wide range of primary sources, it analyzes the conflict's long-term historical and structural roots as well as its short-term causes, including the rapid dismantling of the Soviet Union and the revival of Islamic and nationalist forces.
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Subject Tajikistan -- History -- Civil War, 1992-1994 -- Causes.
Tajikistan -- Politics and government -- 1991-
Nationalism -- Tajikistan.
Islam and politics -- Tajikistan.
HISTORY -- Asia -- Central Asia.
HISTORY -- Asia -- General.
Islam and politics.
Ethnic relations.
Politics and government.
War -- Causes.
Tajik Civil War (Tajikistan : 1992-1994)
Chronological Term Since 1991
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: The Origins of the Civil War in Tajikistan Lanham : Lexington Books, [2016] 9781498532785 (DLC) 2016951461
ISBN 9781498532792 ebook
9781498532785 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781498532792 (electronic)