The Leading eBooks Store Online

for Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Nook, Kobo, PC, Mac, Sony Reader...

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more
Browse our categories
  • Bestsellers - This Week
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Pets
  • Bestsellers - Last 6 months
  • Games
  • Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Books
  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Health & Fitness
  • Political Science
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Body Mind & Spirit
  • House & Home
  • Reference
  • Business & Economics
  • Humor
  • Religion
  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Romance
  • Computers
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Science
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Law
  • Science Fiction
  • Current Events
  • Literary Collections
  • Self-Help
  • Drama
  • Literary Criticism
  • Sex
  • Education
  • Literary Fiction
  • Social Science
  • The Environment
  • Mathematics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Family & Relationships
  • Media
  • Study Aids
  • Fantasy
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Food and Wine
  • Performing Arts
  • True Crime
  • Foreign Language Books
Central Asia

Most popular at the top

  • Central Asia and Its Asian Neighborsby Rollie Lal

    RAND Corporation 2006; US$ 9.95

    China, Iran, Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan are critical players in the security and economic issues that will determine the future of Central Asia and affect U.S. interests in the region. While each country stands to benefit from stability and economic growth in Central Asia, opinion toward U.S. presence and policy in the region could be a point... more...

  • The Politics of Knowledge in Central Asiaby Sarah Amsler

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    Through careful historical and ethnographic research and extensive use of local scholarly works, this book provides a persuasive and careful analysis of the production of knowledge in Central Asia. more...

  • Economic Dimensions of Security in Central Asiaby Sergej Mahnovski; Kamil Akramov; Theodore Karasik

    RAND Corporation 2007; US$ 9.95

    This report assesses the economic dimensions of security in post-Soviet Central Asia and considers their implications for the role of the United States. The September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States led to the realization among policymakers that instability, failed and failing states, and economic and political underdevelopment present security... more...

  • The Political Economy of Reform in Central Asiaby Martin C. Spechler

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95

    This book examines the economic reforms and material progress of the Central Asian republics after becoming independent from the Soviet Union, focusing especially - although not exclusively - on the largest of these new states: Ukbekistan. It considers the region's abundant energy resources and prospects for future development. more...

  • Conflict Transformation in Central Asiaby Christine Bichsel

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    This book deals with irrigation disputes and conflict transformation in Central Asia. It analyzes aid projects which seek to transform inter-community conflicts between Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan in the Ferghana Valley, addressing both the practicalities of aid and the discourses within which notions of these practicalities are formed.... more...

  • The Great Gambleby Gregory Feifer

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99

    ?Fascinating?.A highly readable history of the conflict.? ? New York Times Book Review In The Great Gamble , a groundbreaking account of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, former NPR Moscow correspondent Gregory Feifer vividly depicts the war that contributed greatly to the demise of the USSR, and that offers striking lessons for the 21st century,... more...

  • Talibanby James Fergusson

    Transworld 2010; US$ 14.54

    Fifteen years ago, southern Afghanistan was in even greater chaos than it is now. The Russians, who had occupied the country throughout the 1980s, were long gone. The disparate ethnic and religious leaders who had united to eject the invaders - the famous mujaheddin - were at each others' throats. For the rural poor of Kandahar province, life was... more...

  • Birth of Tajikistanby Paul Bergne

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 29.00

    When the Bolshevik Revolution broke out in October 1917, much of Central Asia was still ruled by autonomous rulers such as the Emir of Bukhara and the Khan of Khiva. By 1920 the khanates had been transformed into People's Republics. In 1924, Stalin re-drew the frontiers of the region on ethno-linguistic lines creating, amongst other statelets, the... more...

  • The Lost Heart of Asiaby Colin Thubron

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 13.99

    A land of enormous proportions, countless secrets, and incredible history, Central Asia was the heart of the great Mongol empire of Tamerlane and scene of Stalin's cruelest deportations. A remote and fascinating region in a constant state of transition?never more so than since the collapse of the Soviet Union?it encompasses terrain as diverse as the... more...

  • To Pekingby Peter Fleming

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 17.00

    When in 1934 at the age of twenty-seven, Peter Fleming set out for the Far East, his ultimate goal was to return from China to India overland - a journey he later described in the classic News from Tartary. On his outward journey Fleming travelled through regions which remain some of the most remote and least-visited in Asia and which, soon after his... more...