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- Icon Books 2010; US$ 11.65
Chris Alexander originally travelled to Khiva, a remote walled city in Uzbekistan on the route of the ancient Silk Road, to write a guidebook. But he stayed, mesmerized by a world of silk and forgotten 15th-century carpet designs ? discovering indigo blue, madder red, pomegranate gold and the subtle shades of life in a desert oasis. Alexander?s... more...
- Hg2 2011; US$ 12.00
Kazakhstan is thriving it is fast becoming the business hub of Central Asia. Petro-dollars are flowing through the traditional and modern capitals of Almaty and Astana and businesses, tourists and investors are flocking there in droves. To cater to this smart hotels, gourmet restaurants and fast-paced bars are springing up in both cities. The... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 43.00
This volume examines the former Soviet states of Central Asia and the Caucasus. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Although the Russian Empire has traditionally been viewed as a European borderland, most of its territory was actually situated in Asia. Imperial power was huge but often suffered from a lack of enough information and resources to rule its culturally diverse subjects, and asymmetric relations between state and society combined with flexible strategies... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2007; US$ 17.95
This collection chronicles the fiction and non fiction classics by the greatest writers the world has ever known. The inclusion of both popular as well as overlooked pieces is pivotal to providing a broad and representative collection of classic works. more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 65.00
At the time of Japan?s surrender to Allied forces on August 15, 1945, some six million Japanese were left stranded across the vast expanse of a vanquished Asian empire. Half civilian and half military, they faced the prospect of returning somehow to a Japan that lay prostrate, its cities destroyed, after years of warfare and Allied bombing campaigns.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Focusing on Soviet culture and its social ramifications both during the Soviet period and in the post-Soviet era, this book addresses important themes associated with Sovietisation and socialisation in the Central Asian states of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. more...
- Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 2013; US$ 15.95
Russian influence in Central Asia is waning. Since attaining independence, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan have forged their own paths?building relationships with outside powers and throwing off the last vestiges of Soviet domination. But in many ways, Moscow still sees Central Asia through the lens of the Soviet Union,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
This unique biography of Alimqul Amir-i Lashkar, commander-in-chief of the Kokand army in 1863-1865 is devoted to the history of the Kokand khanate, a state that played a great role in Central Asian history in the 18th and 19th centuries. more...