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Author Kassymbekova, Botakoz, author.

Title Despite cultures : early Soviet rule in Tajikistan / Botakoz Kassymbekova.

Imprint Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2016]

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Description 1 online resource.
Series Central Eurasia in context series
Central Eurasia in context.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chronology -- Introduction -- An open-air rule -- A nation to serve empire -- Empire as a personal responsibility -- An empire of numbers -- An empire of chauvinists and nationalists -- An empire of inner struggles -- An empire of liars -- A speechless empire.
Summary "Despite Cultures examines the strategies and realities of the Soviet state-building project in Tajikistan during the 1920s and 1930s. As Kassymbekova reveals, the local ruling system was built upon an intricate network of individuals, whose stated loyalty to communism was monitored through a chain of command that stretched from Moscow through Tashkent to Dushanbe/Stalinabad"--Provided by publisher.
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Subject Soviet Union -- Relations -- Tajikistan.
Tajikistan -- Relations -- Soviet Union.
Tajikistan -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Political culture -- Tajikistan -- History -- 20th century.
Communism -- Tajikistan -- History -- 20th century.
Local government -- Tajikistan -- History -- 20th century.
Nation-building -- Tajikistan -- History -- 20th century.
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: 9780822964193 0822964198 (DLC) 2016039709 (OCoLC)930683633
ISBN 9780822981473 (electronic bk.)
0822981475 (electronic bk.)
9780822964193 (paperback ; acid-free paper)